Sunday, July 29, 2007

Hornbills on the Kinabatangan

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I guess it's time to post a few pics from our recent trip to Borneo. The only place we had success with hornbills was from the boat on the Kinabatangan River. We saw six species but I was only able to photgraph four of them. Rhinocerous Hornbill was definitely the coolest.

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Oriental Pied Hornbill was the most common.

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We only saw a few Black Hornbills

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White-crowned Hornbill is the most difficult to find of the eight Bornean hornbill species. Our guide on the river, Robert Chong, heard some in the distance and was able to call in a pair. Not a great pic.

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2 comments:

david said...

Cool! You're right, that Rhinocerous Hornbill is spectacular. I really like hornbills, but I've only seen two species: one in Papua New Guinea and one in Cameroon. Hopefully there are more to come.

Veery said...

Awesome photos!