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Hornbill


Hornbill
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (rommel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Cannon EOS 350D, Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM, (digital)
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-02-17 23:57
Viewed: 3199
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The hornbill [ Bucerotidae]are family of bird found in sub tropical and tropical Africa and Asia.Characterised by a long down curved bill which is frequently brightly coloured.
They feed mainly on fruit and small animals. They are monogamous breeders nesting in natural cavities in trees and cliffs. They are also threatened with extinction.
Hornbills are diurnal usually travelling in pairs or small family groups.Large flocks usually form during the non breeding season.

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Hello Erwin
great shot of this hornbill taken with crisp clear details
Colors, pose and natural environment are excellent
very well done
Jacqueline

Bycanistes bucinator (Trumpeter Hornbill) - an adult male.

Very clear shot taken in a very natural setting.TFS.
Mike

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