“It was exciting hearing the babies squealing away for their feeds.
“We saw the father return with many unidentified objects as well as what looked like small white eggs and oil palm seeds. The oil palm seeds however were sometimes not readily accepted – were they too big for the babies I wondered.
“When the male bird dips his head deep into the nest-hole was he also picking up waste/faecal matter?
“Another hornbill was seen feeding on the fruits of the Fish Tail palm (Caryota mitis).
“My nephew’s video on youtube is shown above.”
Angie Ng & Hiro Machida
26th March 2014