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Tickell's Brown Hornbill

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-{{incomplete}}+[[Image:Brown-Hornbill0223.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Male<br />Photo by {{user|wondersf2010|wondersf2010}}<br>Kaeng Krachan Park, [[Thailand]], February 2010]]
-[[Image:Brown-Hornbill0223.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|wondersf2010|wondersf2010}}<br>Kaeng Krachan Park, [[Thailand]], February 2010]]+
'''Alternative names: Rusty-cheeked Hornbill, Brown Hornbill''' '''Alternative names: Rusty-cheeked Hornbill, Brown Hornbill'''
;[[:Category:Anorrhinus|Anorrhinus]] tickelli ;[[:Category:Anorrhinus|Anorrhinus]] tickelli
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==Identification== ==Identification==
 +60 - 65cm. A medium-sized hornbill, red-brown below, darker brown above
 +====Male====
 +* Bright rufous cheeks and throat
 +* Pale yellow bill
 +====Female====
 +* Darker below
 +* Dusky brown bill
 +====Similar species====
 +Male [[Austen's Brown Hornbill]] have white cheeks and throat, females have a pale creamy bill.
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-Found in southern [[Burma]] and southeast [[Thailand]].+Found in southern [[Burma]] and southeast [[Thailand]].<br />
 +Has a small range and is probably threatened by habitat loss.
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-Monotypic.<br />+This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species.<br />
-Has been treated conspecific with [[Austen's Brown Hornbill]].+Has been treated conspecific with [[Austen's Brown Hornbill]] and placed in the genus ''Ptilolaemus'' with the latter.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
-Forest.+Evergreen and deciduous hill forest. Occurs from foothills up to 1500m.
==Status== ==Status==
Classified as '''Near Threatened''' in the 2008 IUCN Red List.<sup>[[#References|1]]</sup> Classified as '''Near Threatened''' in the 2008 IUCN Red List.<sup>[[#References|1]]</sup>
==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +Diet unknown, probably similar to [[Austen's Brown Hornbill]].<br />
 +Breeding recorded during Feburary to April in Burma. A co-operative breeder. The nest is placed in a natural tree hole.
==References== ==References==
# BirdLife International (2008) Species factsheet: ''Anorrhinus tickelli''. Downloaded from [http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=31518&m=0 http://www.birdlife.org] on 24/7/2008 # BirdLife International (2008) Species factsheet: ''Anorrhinus tickelli''. Downloaded from [http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=31518&m=0 http://www.birdlife.org] on 24/7/2008
 +#{{Ref-HBWVol6}}#{{Ref-Clements6thAug11}}
 +{{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Anorrhinus+tickelli}} {{GSearch|Anorrhinus+tickelli}}
*[http://www.orientalbirdimages.org/birdimages.php?action=birdspecies&Bird_ID=322&Bird_Image_ID=3941 View more images of this species on Orientalbirdimages] *[http://www.orientalbirdimages.org/birdimages.php?action=birdspecies&Bird_ID=322&Bird_Image_ID=3941 View more images of this species on Orientalbirdimages]
[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Anorrhinus]] [[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Anorrhinus]]

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MalePhoto by wondersf2010Kaeng Krachan Park, Thailand, February 2010
Male
Photo by wondersf2010
Kaeng Krachan Park, Thailand, February 2010

Alternative names: Rusty-cheeked Hornbill, Brown Hornbill

Anorrhinus tickelli

Contents

Identification

60 - 65cm. A medium-sized hornbill, red-brown below, darker brown above

Male

  • Bright rufous cheeks and throat
  • Pale yellow bill

Female

  • Darker below
  • Dusky brown bill

Similar species

Male Austen's Brown Hornbill have white cheeks and throat, females have a pale creamy bill.

Distribution

Found in southern Burma and southeast Thailand.
Has a small range and is probably threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.
Has been treated conspecific with Austen's Brown Hornbill and placed in the genus Ptilolaemus with the latter.

Habitat

Evergreen and deciduous hill forest. Occurs from foothills up to 1500m.

Status

Classified as Near Threatened in the 2008 IUCN Red List.1

Behaviour

Diet unknown, probably similar to Austen's Brown Hornbill.
Breeding recorded during Feburary to April in Burma. A co-operative breeder. The nest is placed in a natural tree hole.

References

  1. BirdLife International (2008) Species factsheet: Anorrhinus tickelli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/7/2008
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334306
  3. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist

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