French: Calao festonné German: Furchenhornvogel Spanish: Cálao gorjinegro
Other common names:
Bar-pouched Wreathed Hornbill
S Bhutan and NE India E to Vietnam (N Annam), and S to Sumatra, Borneo, Java and Bali, including several intervening offshore islands.
75–85 cm; male 1680–3650 g, female 1360–2685 g. Large, black hornbill with short white tail. Male has crown and nape dark red-brown, head and neck to upper... read more
A repeated, short, double yelp “coo-cuk”, given both when perched and in flight. Also a variety of... read more
Extensive tracts of primary evergreen forest, mainly among foothills but up to 2560 m; extends into... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruit; also small animals, especially when breeding. Fruits of at least 30 plant genera recorded; proportions of figs and lipid-rich... read more
Lays in Apr–Jun in India, in Jan–Mar elsewhere, extending to Jun–Sept in Borneo and Java. Nest in natural hole 18–... read more
No regular movements, but ranges widely in search of fruiting trees, even crossing between islands... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. Still locally fairly common in a few areas across its wide range, which includes several large reserves and at least seven national parks, e.g. Khao Yai... read more
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