Buceros hydrocorax hydrocorax
N. Philippines, on Luzon and Marinduque islands.
Mainly fruits and seeds, also insects and centipedes.
Habitat: evergreen forest
Incubation: 37-46 days / 2-3 eggs
Social structure: small flocks
Estimated population in the wild: unknown
Threats: habitat loss and hunting for food, trade and to make traditional head dresses.
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Did you know that:
Their characteristic nasal honks can be heard up to 1,5km away.
As with other hornbills, female seals herself within the nest cavity, where she remains until the chicks are ready to fledge.