A Note on Oriental Pied Hornbill reintroduction in Singapore and its dispersal from 2010–2021

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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 SSC Hornbill Specialist Group 2 Nature Society (Singapore) *Corresponding author: … Continued

Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) & Calotes versicolor

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. Suddenly the familiar call of the Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) … Continued

Oriental Pied Hornbills raid Dollarbird nest

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 orientalis). They could not see the nest of the Dollarbird … Continued

Hornbill, caterpillars and mangrove tree at Pulau Ubin

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 tree. We watched this Oriental pied hornbill‘s fascinating behaviour from Ubin Jetty. The … Continued