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Palawan Hornbill

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It has a white tail while the rest of its plumage is black. Its upper parts have a dark green gloss. Its large bill is creamy-white. The bird emits loud calls like ''kaaww'' and ''kreik-kreik''. It has a white tail while the rest of its plumage is black. Its upper parts have a dark green gloss. Its large bill is creamy-white. The bird emits loud calls like ''kaaww'' and ''kreik-kreik''.
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-[[Palawan]] and its satellite islands in the westernmost Philippines.+[[Palawan]] and its satellite islands in the westernmost [[Philippines]].
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
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*[http://www.orientalbirdimages.org/birdimages.php?action=birdspecies&Bird_ID=328&Bird_Image_ID=2819&Bird_Family_ID=70 View more images of this species on Orientalbirdimages] *[http://www.orientalbirdimages.org/birdimages.php?action=birdspecies&Bird_ID=328&Bird_Image_ID=2819&Bird_Family_ID=70 View more images of this species on Orientalbirdimages]
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Anthracoceros marchei
Photo by Williams James Williams Location: Lagen Island, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
Photo by Williams James Williams
Location: Lagen Island, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines


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Identification

70-cm long. It has a white tail while the rest of its plumage is black. Its upper parts have a dark green gloss. Its large bill is creamy-white. The bird emits loud calls like kaaww and kreik-kreik.

Distribution

Palawan and its satellite islands in the westernmost Philippines.

Taxonomy

Habitat

Forests, mangrove swamps, cultivated land, bushland, secondary growth and mountain forest.

Behaviour

The Palawan Hornbill travel in pairs or in small noisy groups. They have a communal roosting site. It feeds on fruits, insects and small reptiles.

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