Papuan Hornbill - Rhyticeros plicatus

Length 2.1-2.8 ft (65.0-85.0 cm)
Weight M: 2.6-4.4 lb (1190-2000 g), F: 3.3-4.4 lb (1500-2000 g)
Clutch Size 1-2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:OC, Islands

The Papuan Hornbill or Blyth's Hornbill and are found in the Moluccas, New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and the Solomon Islands. They are sexually dimorphic. The male has a black body, rufous colored head, white throat and a white tail. Bill is pale yellow with a brown base. Females are black with a white throat and tail. Their bill is also pale yellow with a smaller brown base.

Their diet is mainly fruit, but they will also eat crabs and bee honeycomb.

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