Oriental pied hornbill

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Oriental pied hornbill
Oriental pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) male (l) female (r).jpg
male (left) female (right)
Kinabatangan River, Borneo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Genus: Anthracoceros
Species: A. albirostris
Binomial name
Anthracoceros albirostris
(Shaw & Nodder, 1807)

The oriental pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) is a species of hornbill in the Bucerotidae family. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The oriental pied hornbill's diet includes wild fruit (especially figs, genus Ficus) and other fruit such as rambutans, along with larger insects and small reptiles such as lizards and frogs.




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