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Oriental pied hornbill

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One of the few breeding pairs left on pulai ubin, Singapore. This male was feeding his partner who was tucked away in their nest - in the hollow tree - along with some chicks (which could be heard). He proceeded to regurgitate some food - amongst other things a big lizard! - which he gave to the female through a small opening. This is a typical way for hornbills to raise their young - being cooped up with mum and relying solely on the male for food. Once the young are old enough, the mud 'door' which was put in place before the eggs were laid, is broken and the mother and her young emerge.

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kajsabrittsjo
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kajsabrittsjo

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Feb 6, 2012
Submitted on Feb 7, 2012

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