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Indian grey hornbill

Ocyceros birostris

Description:

The Indian grey hornbill is a common hornbill found on the Indian subcontinent. It is mostly arboreal and is commonly sighted in pairs. It has grey feathers all over the body with a light grey or dull white belly. The horn is black or dark grey with a casque extending to the point of curvature of the horn. It is one of the few hornbill species found in urban areas in many cities where they are able to make use of large trees in avenues.

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

Notes:

First 3 of the pictures are juvenile, the last one is the Adult

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Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 24, 2014
Submitted on Jan 3, 2015

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