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Tickell's brown hornbill

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Bucerotiformes
Genus  Anorrhinus
Higher classification  Anorrhinus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Bucerotidae
Scientific name  Anorrhinus tickelli
Rank  Species
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Similar  Hornbill, Austen's brown hornbill, Anorrhinus, Bird, Bushy‑crested hornbill

Wildlife thailand tickell s brown hornbill anorrhinus tickelli


The Tickell's brown hornbill (Anorrhinus tickelli), also known as the rusty-cheeked hornbill, is a species of hornbill found in forests in Burma and adjacent western Thailand. Austen's brown hornbill is sometimes considered as a subspecies of Tickell's brown hornbill.

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Tickell s brown hornbill feeding nestling


Description

At about 60–65 cm (24–26 in) in length, it is a medium-sized hornbill, dark brown above and red-brown below. The male has brighter rufous cheeks and throat. Juveniles of both sexes resemble adult males.

Habitat

It inhabits evergreen and deciduous hill forest from foothills to 1500 m.

It breeds co-cooperatively, in groups.

Habitat loss to logging and agriculture is known to be prevalent within its range.

The binomial commemorates the ornithologist Samuel Tickell.

References

Tickell's brown hornbill Wikipedia


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