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Malabar Grey Hornbill

Ocyceros griseus

Description:

The Malabar Grey Hornbill is a large bird and mid-sized hornbill. Males have a reddish bill with a yellow tip while the females have a plain yellow bill with black at the base of the lower mandible and a black stripe along the culmen. They show a broad whitish superciliary band above the eye running down to the neck. They fly with a strong flap and glide flight and hop around heavily on the outer branches of large fruiting trees.

Habitat:

Seen at a rainforest.

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21 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thank you Surekha!

surekha
surekha 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting and capture, Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Adarsha :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Amazing spotting :) Love it :)

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thanks PurpleScarf and Carol!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

Great photo and bird.

Wow Beautiful !

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thanks Atul, Sachin and Jason :-)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Awesome!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Wonderful Bird,, Lovely Snap,,,

Atul
Atul 7 years ago

Superb spotting Satyen !

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thanks Luis and Stian :-)

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

Fantastic picture Satyen!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Great shot!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thank you Daniele, Shanna, Scott and Reiko!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Very nice!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Fabulous, Satyen

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

Wow, awesome shot.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Wonderful bird and picture Satyen!

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Thanks Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Precious hornbill!

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 25, 2013
Submitted on Sep 30, 2013

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