Wreathed Hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus)

Interesting :

The Wreathed hornbill with body length of 75-100 cm. Males weigh from 1.8 kg to 3.65 kg and females weigh from 1.36-2.7 Kg. Males can be easily distinguished from females by the color of their throats. The male’s throat skin is yellow; the female’s is blue. Females are smaller than males.

Habitat :

Evergreen forests North-eastern India and Bhutan, Southeast Asia and the Greater Sundas.

Food :

Fruit, insects, small reptiles or amphibians.

Current Status :

Protected wildlife. Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act BE 2535 ,IUCN red list : Least concern (LC) 2012

Reproductive :

Meting behavior of wreathed hornbill. Similar to other types of birds, lay 1-2 eggs. The male hornbill feeds the female and the chicks through a narrow slit for about five to six months.

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Update : 11 April 2017