Seah Kok Meng‘s image of the Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) shows the bird, having stunned the Praying Mantis (Order: Mantodea), if not already killed it, about to swallow the insect head first.
Oriental Pied Hornbill takes plant as well as animal foods LINK. Animal foods include birds’ eggs and nestlings, crabs, lizards, bats, spiders and various insects like bees and insect caterpillars and pupae.
Seah Kok Meng
8th July 2018