Mindoro hornbill

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Mindoro hornbill
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Genus: Penelopides
Species:
P. mindorensis
Binomial name
Penelopides mindorensis
Steere, 1890
Synonyms

Penelopides panini mindorensis

The Mindoro hornbill (Penelopides mindorensis) is a species of hornbill in the family Bucerotidae.[2] It is endemic to forests on Mindoro in the Philippines. As is the case with all Philippine tarictic hornbills, it has been considered a subspecies of P. panini. It is the only tarictic hornbill where both sexes are creamy-white and black. The sexes are very similar, differing primarily in the colour of the ocular ring (pinkish-white in the male, blue in the female). It is threatened by habitat loss, and is consequently considered endangered by the IUCN. It is considered a frugivore for its diet mainly consists of fruit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Penelopides mindorensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Kemp, A. C. (2001). Family Bucerotidae (Hornbills). pp. 436–523 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Sargatal, J. eds. (2001). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 6. Mousebirds to Hornbills. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-30-X

3. ^Dutson, Guy C.L. Evans, Tom D. Brooks, Thomas M. Asane, Desiderio C. Timmins, Robert J. Toledo, Angela. (1992). Conservation status of birds on Mindoro, Philippines. Bird Conservation International, (2) 4, 303–325.

External links[edit]

https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/91C5D2394C93C7C605FE69B97552873E/S0959270900002513a.pdf/conservation_status_of_birds_on_mindoro_philippines.pdf