Bushy-crested Hornbill cooperative breeding

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Bushy-crested Hornbill (Anorrhinus galeritus) male and its assistants(mainly males) feeding female and chicks in an artificial nest box, using old wine barrel donated by Siam Winery. The staff of Thailand Hornbill Project/ Hornbill Research Foundation work with villagers in Southern Thailand to research and conserve hornbills in Budo Mountain. This species is co-operative during breeding, the dominant pair will breed and 1-5 birds in the group with help out.

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