Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rufous-necked hornbill

male Rufous-necked hornbill

female Rufous-necked hornbill

Rufous-necked hornbill
Hornbill species that can be found in Thailand.
With a body length of 116 cm, the two sexes are different. Male header Neck and upper chest laterite. Auburn lower chest As the source of the name Lower back and wings are black glassy green. At the end of the white feather wings. Black tail and white iris round red leather, blue-eyed bright green. Bags under the collar red-orange. The beak is pale yellowish white serrated side up obliquely number 8 is smaller than the hen. The hair on the body is black throughout.
Rufous-necked hornbill hornbill species has been named as the most beautiful one. It is a different color from the other birds that have just two colors: white and black.
While male birds feed chicks and hen cavity.
Rufous-necked hornbill bird species that are found only rain forests at altitudes 800-2000 m above sea level. Found from Nepal, China to the north, Myanmar, northern Laos and northern Vietnam. In Thailand found in the forest west as Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary, National Park Thung Yai Naresuan - Huai Kha. And Mae Wong National Park [2] a tricky behavior fruit on the canopy of the forest. Sometimes jumping collect fruit to fall on the ground. Sound like the barking of dogs. In Thailand nest egg from January until May. Hornbill nests in hollow logs on approximately 10-30 meters high from the ground to close the cavity from inside the hen manure. Food scraps, fruit and bird vomit mixed mud birds leaders. Egg white bubbles per second incubation period is about 30 days outside the breeding season, the rufous-necked hornbill are together in pairs or small flocks 4-5.
Rufous-necked hornbill hornbill is one that is under threat of extinction. Because forests are extremely rich in habitats and species in a wildlife refuge, as well as other species of hornbills.

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