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Sulawesi Hornbill

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==Identification== ==Identification==
53 cm. Yellow face and throat, casque on top of large yellow bill. Female - all black plumage with a darker and smaller bill. 53 cm. Yellow face and throat, casque on top of large yellow bill. Female - all black plumage with a darker and smaller bill.

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Penelopides exarhatus
Photo by martinukLocation:  Gunung Ambang, Sulawesi Utara,  Indonesia,  September, 2009
Photo by martinuk
Location: Gunung Ambang, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia, September, 2009

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Identification

53 cm. Yellow face and throat, casque on top of large yellow bill. Female - all black plumage with a darker and smaller bill.

Distribution

Sulawesi.

Taxonomy

There are two subspecies of the Sulawesi Hornbill. The nominate form, P. e. exarhatus occurs in north Sulawesi. The second subspecies, P. e. sanfordi is found in central, east and south Sulawesi, Buton and Muna Island.

Habitat

Tropical lowland, swamps and primary forests.

Behaviour

The diet includes fruits, figs and insects.

The female seals herself inside a tree hole for egg-laying. During this time, the male will provide food for the female and the young.

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