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  Rufous-necked Hornbill

 

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A male Rufous-necked Hornbill at the Rangoon Zoological Gardens, in Burma. It has a rufous neck, head and underparts, the latter with some dark patches on the belly and chest, whilst the upperside and wings are black, with white-tipped outer primaries. The tail is in part white, whereas the other, basal part, is black. The bill is pale yellowish-white, with a single dark patch on the upper mandible, and almost no casque. It has blue orbital skin and a small gular pouch, which is yellowish-orange. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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