Papuan Hornbill, Blyth's Hornbill (Aceros plicatus)
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Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 18:15:08 GMT
Papuan Hornbill, Aceros plicatus also known as Blyth's Hornbill, or Kokomo in local language, is a large, approximately 91cm long, hornbill of forest canopy. The male has golden tan colored head, black plumage, reddish brown iris, pale blue orbital skin and white tail. The female generally is an all black bird with white throat and tail. Both sexes of young birds resemble the male. Adults has up to eight folds on pale casque, while the young has none.