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Aceros hornbill
The Knobbed Hornbill is a Hornbill from the Aceros genus.

DescriptionEdit

It is a large black hornbill with a yellow bill,white tail feathers, pale blue skin around eye, blackish feet and bare dark blue throat. The male has rufous/buff face and neck, orange-red eyes, and a high reddish casque on the top of his bill. The female has a black face and neck, a yellow casque, and brownish eyes.

RangeEdit

It is found in Indonesia in tropical evergreen forests on the islands of Sulawesi, Buton, Lembeh, Togian and Muna.


DietEdit

It is a monogamous species, eating fruits and figs like other hornbills.

ReproductionEdit

The female seals itself inside a tree hole for egg-laying. During this time, the male will provide foods for the female and the young.


ConservationEdit

Widespread and common throughout its range, it is evaluated as Near Threatened according to the IUCN red list.

External linksEdit

Knobbed hornbill at Hornbill and Toucan wiki

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