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Writhed Hornbill Rhyticeros leucocephalus   - Male
Writhed Hornbill
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :PICOP, Bislig, Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines
Date : 18 February 2009
English synonyms:Mindanao Wrinkled Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, White-headed Hornbill, Writhe-billed Hornbill
Bird Family :Bucerotidae - Hornbills
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :A fruiting tree held at least a dozen of this smart but sadly declining hornbill. - PM
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Camiguin Sur, Dinagat and Mindanao in the Philippines.
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