Hornbills are fascinating birds, known for their distinctive bills and other unique characteristics. There are about 55 extant species of Hornbill Bucerotidae in the world. Here are some interesting facts about the family, and about some of the individual species: Old World Birds Hornbill species are found in sub-Saharan Read more »
Oriental Pied Hornbill
The Oriental Pied Hornbill is a large species of hornbill that has a native range reaching from the Indian Subcontinent across southeast Asia to Vietnam and Malaysia.
Oriental Pied Hornbills live in subtropical or tropical forest habitat. They dine on fruit and small animals including frogs, lizards, and large insects.
The plumage of an Oriental Pied Hornbill is predominantly black and white. The bird is most easily recognized by its extremely large, light-colored bill.