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Sri Lanka grey hornbill

Ocyceros gingalensis


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.


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.


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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Central Province, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.17, Long: 80.70

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

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