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Sri Lanka grey hornbill

Ocyceros gingalensis

Description:

Common endemic resident breeder in Sri Lanka Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills) It lives in pairs or small flocks except when some wild fig tree is in fruit, when large numbers will assemble to feed on the fruit.

Habitat:

common in all low-country forested areas, both wet and dry zone, and it occasionally ascends the hills to 4,000 feet though it is decidedly rate at such elevations.

Notes:

This photos were taken in Badulla, Sri Lanka while they were eating Papaya close to my room. Every morning they come and rest on the wall

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Lakkana
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Lakkana

Central Province, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.17, Long: 80.70

Spotted on Jan 17, 2017
Submitted on Jan 17, 2017

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