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Great Indian Hornbill flying off at Kaziranga Far Western Range Buceros bicornis,Geotagged,Great hornbill,India,Kaziranga,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Amazing - they are fantastic birds and your image is incredible. Posted 9 months ago
  2. That's an impressive bird and shot! Posted 9 months ago

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The great hornbill also known as the great Indian hornbill or great pied hornbill, is one of the larger members of the hornbill family. It is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Its impressive size and colour have made it important in many tribal cultures and rituals. The great hornbill is long-lived, living for nearly 50 years in captivity. It is predominantly frugivorous, but is an opportunist and will prey on small mammals, reptiles and birds.

Similar species: Hornbills
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Uploaded Apr 26, 2019. Captured Mar 25, 2019 07:52 in Kaziranga, Kanchanjuri, Assam 784177, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/11.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO224
  • 420mm