White-crowned Hornbill

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The white-crowned hornbill Berenicornis comatus is also known as the long-crested hornbill or white-crested hornbill. Art Toh and his friends photographed this female hornbill at Chek Jawa, Singapore on 16 April 2023. This hornbill is a denizen of Peninsula Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. The male white-crowned hornbill has white throat and breast feathers, in addition to the white crest. This hornbill is listed as near threatened on the IUCN 2018 red list.

Image 1: Female White-crowned Hornbill perched on a tree. Attribute Art Toh. Chek Jawa, Singapore. 16 April 2023.
Image 2: White-crowned Hornbill in flight. Attribute Art Toh. 16 April 2023.
Image 3: Attribute Art Toh. 16 April 2023. The  flight and tail feathers display a beautiful white pattern.
Image 4: Attribute Art Toh. 16 April 2023. Rear view of the hornbill in flight.
Image 5: Female (left) and male (right) White-crowned Hornbill. Belum Forest, Perak, Malaysia. September 2022. Attribute Art Toh.


All photographs © Art Toh.

Texts and captions Teo Lee Wei.

READ this post about the White-crowned Hornbills of the Kinabatangan River, Borneo by Thong Chow Ngian.



  1. Handbook of the Birds of the World © 1996 Vol. 6
  2. Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-crowned_hornbill
  3. The Straits Times https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/endangered-white-crowned-hornbill-spotted-in-pulau-ubin


All photographs © Art Toh.

Texts and captions by Teo Lee Wei.


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