Oriental Pied Hornbill

Guest Author
on 13th October 2023

On 10 Oct 2023, I saw a female Oriental Pied Hornbill perching on the Footstool palm outside my window. What was unusual about this bird was the missing feathers, starting […]

Guest Author
on 17th July 2023

Lisa has not been able to harvest the mulberry fruits (Morus alba) that grow on the shrub outside the house at Lorong M Telok Kurau, Singapore. A pair of Oriental […]

LW Teo
on 22nd April 2023

The photograph and two short videos below were captured by Dave from a pedestrian bridge spanning Braddell Road that links Block 147 Bishan to Block 219 Toa Payoh. The red […]

LW Teo
on 2nd December 2022

This maiden post by Chng Eng Keong and his wife Michelle, who go by the name Birds Bond, is the product of months of field observations, videography, research and video […]

LW Teo
on 7th August 2022

This paper was published in Hornbill Natural History and Conservation vol. 3: 28-31, 2022 Bee Choo Strange1 * and Tony O’Dempsey2   1 Hornbill Research Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand & IUCN […]

LW Teo
on 26th June 2022

Here’s a video of Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) feeding eggs to the female and chick, Morten said that they look like pigeon eggs. We saw the male at around […]

LW Teo
on 12th June 2022

Video by Wee Yeow Chin.   On the evening of 9th June 2022, Wee Yeow Chin, Estela and Generose were chatting in front of his house at Sian Tuan Avenue. […]

LW Teo
on 6th May 2022

Bee Choo Strange visited Capella@ Sentosa with her husband on 3 May 2022 and they saw 2 Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) raiding the nest hole of the Dollarbird (Eurystomus […]

LW Teo
on 27th February 2022

Ria Tan of Wildshores of Singapore shared her post on the Oriental Pied Hornbills with BESGroup and we have reproduced her article below. Ripping caterpillar pupae off a Perepat mangrove […]

LW Teo
on 3rd February 2022

In January 2022, Yap Wai Ming witnessed an Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthroceros albirostris) manipulating a lizard with its beak. The lizard is probably the garden lizard Calotes versicolor. Hornbills are […]


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