The ferocity of their fierce faces was accentuated by the upturned, bristling tiger cat's teeth which protruded from every ear; while the long feathers of the Argus pheasant waving from their war-caps, the brilliant colors of their war-coats trimmed with the black and white feathers of the hornbill
, and the strange devices upon their gaudy shields but added to the savagery of their appearance as they danced and howled, menacing and intimidating, in the path of the charging foe.
Joan rode on among the avenues of young cocoanut-palms, saw a hornbill
, followed it in its erratic flights to the high forest on the edge of the plantation, heard the cooing of wild pigeons and located them in the deeper woods, followed the fresh trail of a wild pig for a distance, circled back, and took the narrow path for the bungalow that ran through twenty acres of uncleared cane.
Zoologists from Trinity College have found the love life of the hornbills
has already been boosted.
The caged bird chapter focuses mostly on psittacine species, with a limited amount of information on pigeons, canaries, and hornbills
The issue of whether mud is used in captivity and if mud should be furnished to captive birds may have conservation implications because captive breeding of endangered hornbills
is one of the proposed ways to manage these species (Kemp 1995).
The sensitivity of hornbills
in particular to logging disturbance may be expected to alter rainforest dynamics by seriously reducing the effective seed dispersal of associated tree species.
The impressive new building, almost 40ft high, will house other species including hornbills
, tree shrews, peafowl, squirrels and tortoises.
for birds: pigeons, cuckoos, hornbills
, bulbuls, babblers, flycatchers, spiderhunters, and flowerpeckers; for mammals: treeshrews, monkeys, squirrels, and civets) with some exceptions (e.
the DSNP seems to be suitable as all species known for Borneo have been recorded.
Selective removal of large trees in the Western Ghats in India, our study area, could limit populations of large birds such as hornbills
by diminishing nesting opportunities.
This study reports hematocrit and blood chemistry values for captive adult individuals belonging to 3 genera of hornbills
(Bucerotidae), Aceros, Anthracoceros, and Ceratogymna, and evaluates genera and gender specific differences in these values.
were never omen birds in animist Borneo, but whenever a hornbill
appears in the back yard I take the event as auspicious.