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==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
There are 2 subspecies There are 2 subspecies
-* ''A m malayanus''+* ''A. m. malayanus''
-* ''A m deminutus''+* ''A. m. deminutus''
==Habitat== ==Habitat==

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Juvenile Black Hornbill Photo by MountainMan Location: Similajau National Park, Bintulu, East Malaysia
Juvenile Black Hornbill
Photo by MountainMan
Location: Similajau National Park, Bintulu, East Malaysia
Anthracoceros malayanus

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Identification

Black plumage, horn shaped bill often topped by a large casque.

Distribution

Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.

Taxonomy

There are 2 subspecies

  • A. m. malayanus
  • A. m. deminutus

Habitat

Lowland forest.

Behaviour

The diet includes fruit, grasshoppers, locusts, small reptiles and amphibians.

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