Hornbills Sentence Examples
Several large hornbills inhabit the highest trees in the forest.
This is devoted to the very distinct and not nearly-allied groups of hornbills and of birds which for want of a better name we must call " Chatterers," and is illustrated, like those works of which a notice immediately follows, by coloured plates, done in what was then considered to be the highest style of art and by the best draughtsmen procurable.
Cuckoos are abundant, some of them of lovely plumage, also rollers, kingfishers and hornbills.
We then headed for a site near Faraba Banta, but couldn't find any Abyssinian Ground hornbills.
In about 15 minutes we found a pair of the Prince Ruspoli's Turaco in a fruiting tree with lots of Silvery-cheeked hornbills.Advertisement
On the east coast peafowl are found, and throughout the interior the argus pheasant, the firebacked pheasant, the blue partridge, the adjutantbird, several kinds of heron and crane, duck, teal, cotton-teal, snipe, wood-pigeon, green-pigeon of several varieties, swifts, swallows pied-robins, hornbills, parakeets, fly-catchers, nightjars, and many other kinds of bird are met with frequently.
The male of the hornbills, Bucerotinae, feeds his mate, which is imprisoned, or walled-up in a hollow tree, during the whole time of incubation, by regorging his food.
Of the 12 species of hornbills not one occurs outside of the Philippines.
Up here Wreathed hornbills were seen flying over the immensly dense mountain slopes.