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Walden's Hornbill Rhyticeros waldeni   - Adult male
Walden's Hornbill
Photographer : © Lorenzo Vinciguerra
Location :Sebaste, Panay Island, the Philippines
Date : 5 March 2011
English synonyms:Rufous-headed Hornbill, Visayan Wrinkled Hornbill, Panay Wrinkled Hornbill, Writhed-billed Hornbill, Writhe-billed Hornbill, White-headed Hornbill
Bird Family :Bucerotidae - Hornbills
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :In the background are the fruits he was eating but just the dark coloured ones. - LV
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Guimaras, Negros and Panay in the Philippines. Formerly considered conspecific with Writhed Hornbill Aceros leucocephalus.
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