French: Calao brun German: Rostbauch-Hornvogel Spanish: Cálao pardo de Tickell
Other common names:
Southern Brown Hornbill,
S Myanmar (Tenasserim) and adjacent W Thailand.
60–65 cm; male 854–912 g, female 683–797 g. Medium-sized hornbill, red-brown below, darker brown above. Male has brighter rufous cheeks and throat, pale... read more
Loud plaintive, screaming whistles in series of 2–4 over 1–2 seconds, and similar to A. austeni... read more
Evergreen and deciduous hill forest, especially areas of taller and denser trees; from foothills to... read more
Food and feeding
Little information; recorded taking fruits of Ficus sp.; probably similar to that of A. austeni.
Laying recorded during Feb–Apr in Myanmar. Breeds co-operatively, in groups. Nest in natural cavity in tree at 3·5–8 m.... read more
Probably sedentary and territorial, but recorded as irregular visitor to higher forest.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near-threatened, even when lumped with A. austeni. Has smallest range of any continental hornbill... read more
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