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Genus: Anthracoceros

[edit] Description

Five species of Hornbill found in tropical Asia.

  • Medium-sized Hornbills
  • Black-and-white plumage
  • Large casque (casque of female almost as large as that of male)
  • Feed at nest by regurgitation
  • No white on back

They are superficially similar to the African Hornbills of the genera Bycanistes and Ceratogymna.

[edit] Taxonomy

Anthracoceros is a genus in the family Bucerotidae.

Genus Anthracoceros viewedit
A. malayanus Black Hornbill
A. montani Sulu Hornbill
A. coronatus Malabar Pied Hornbill
A. albirostris Oriental Pied Hornbill
A. marchei Palawan Hornbill

[edit] References

  1. 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

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