Oriental Pied Hornbill mating

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The above image shows a pair of Oriental Pied Hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris convexus) just before they mated. Below shows the excitement of the act with the female raising her hackles.

The images were captured by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS at a small rural town of Malim Nawar in the Malaysian state of Perak on 1st September 2013.

Above shows the actual mating event while below is a composite of the face of the female to show her excitement and under normal conditions.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
September 2013

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