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ecology & conservation of Asian hornbills

M Kinnaird

ecology & conservation of Asian hornbills

farmers of the forest

by M Kinnaird

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hornbills -- Ecology -- Asia,
  • Hornbills -- Conservation -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-289) and index

    Other titlesEcology and conservation of Asian hornbills
    StatementMargaret F. Kinnaird and Timothy G. O"Brien ; with color photographs by Tim Laman & with illustrations by Jonathan Kingdon ; with a foreword by Alan Kemp
    ContributionsO"Brien, Timothy G
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.C729 K56 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 315 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17256593M
    ISBN 100226437124
    ISBN 109780226437125
    LC Control Number2007020555


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It is a work that compares favorably with the best of Schaller or Terborgh. - Bruce Beehler, Conservation International. The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest.

Hornbills are among the world’s most distinct birds. Easily recognized by their oversized beaks adorned with large casques, they range from Africa to India and throughout Asia/5.

About this book. This volume, based on the Second International Asian Hornbill Workshop held in Bangkok and Khao Yai National Park in April,contains 29 chapters on virtually all aspects of hornbill field biology and conservation.

Building on fourteen years of research, Margaret F. Kinnaird and Timothy G. O’Brien offer in Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills the most up-to-date information on the evolution, 4/5(1). Building on fourteen years of research, Margaret F. Kinnaird and Timothy G. O’Brien offer in Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills the most up-to-date information on the evolution, reproduction, feeding ecology, and movement patterns of thirty-one species of Asian hornbills.

Some notes on the hornbills of Borneo / Sim Lee Kheng --The distribution, status and conservation of hornbills in Cambodia / Chak Sokhavicheaboth --A survey of hornbills in rain forest habitats of peninsular Malaysia / Mike H.N.

Chong --Papuan hornbills in the Moluccas / W. Widodo, Ani M. Pakpahan and S. Wirjoatmodjo --Hornbill study in Nepal. Book Review The ecology and conservation of Asian hornbills: farmers of the forest.

Darren Naish Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, University of Southampton, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK Correspondence [email protected] Pages Author: Darren Naish.

The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the F orest is excellent and data-packed and will be used regularly by those interested academically in hornbills, in the ecology or.

Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills is not a popular retelling of other people’s research on these fascinating birds, but a major piece of primary literature thatpresents,analysesanddiscussesahugeamountofnew data (Kinnaird and O’Brien ).

Ecology & conservation of Asian hornbills book is thus more like a monograph on the diversity, distribution, evolution. [Now replaced by the 3rd Edition, ]] This book is a thorough update of the first textbook dedicated to the terrestrial ecology of the East Asian tropics and subtropics, from southern China to.

Summary: "Building on fourteen years of research, Margaret F. Kinnaird and Timothy G. O'Brien offer in The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills the most up-to-date information on the evolution, reproduction, feeding ecology, and movement patterns of thirty-one species of Asian hornbills.

The Condor. Sign In View Cart Help. The Ecology & Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest di Kinnaird, Margaret F.; O'brien, Timothy G. su - ISBN - ISBN - Univ of Chicago Pr - - Rilegato/5(7). Margaret Kinnaird and Timothy O’Brien’s The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills [previously mentioned here on Tet Zoo] is not a popular retelling of.

The Ecology & Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest, by Kinnaird, Margaret F. The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest by Margaret F. Kinnaird, Timothy G. O'Brien, et al. | out of 5 stars 4. Hornbill diet. Hornbills are the largest fruit-eating birds (also called frugivores) in Asian rainforests.

The availability of fruits in the landscape is mainly responsible for various decisions made by an individual and/or species with respect to its habitat selection and may directly or indirectly affect its behaviour, physiology, abundance and ultimately its persistence in a landscape.

An assessment of the distribution and conservation status of hornbill species in Thailand - Volume 47 Issue 3 - Yongyut Trisurat, Vijak Chimchome, Anak Pattanavibool, Sitthichai Jinamoy, Siriporn Thongaree, Budsabong Kanchanasakha, Saksit Simcharoen, Kriangsak Sribuarod, Narong Mahannop, Pilai PoonswadCited by: 4.

The oriental pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) is an Indo-Malayan pied hornbill, a large canopy-dwelling bird belonging to the Bucerotidae family. Two other common names for this species are sunda pied hornbill (convexus) and Malaysian pied : Aves. Margaret F.

Kinnaird is the author of The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 1 review, published ) and North Su /5. Both were held in Thailand. The proceedings of the first workshop were published (1) in a Manual to the Conservation of Asian Hornbills and the proceedings of the Second Workshop, The Asian Hornbills: Ecology and Conservation, are in preparation and will be available soon.

The ecology and conservation of Asian hornbills: farmers of the forest. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. KITAMURA, S. Frugivory and seed dispersal by hornbills (Bucerotidae) in tropical by: 7. This August, following a huge collaborative effort which involved more than 30 organisations including BirdLife, the IUCN SSC Hornbill Specialist Group, Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP), Hornbill Research Foundation, Rangkong Indonesia, TRAFFIC, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore, a ten-year Conservation.

Hornbills show considerable variation in size. The smallest species is the black dwarf hornbill (Tockus hartlaubi), at g ( oz) and 32 cm (1 ft 1 in) in length. The largest and most massive species appears to be the southern ground hornbill which has an average weight of kg ( lb), and can weigh up to kg (14 lb) and span about cm (5 ft 11 in) across the : Aves.

Hornbills come in a large range of sizes from the small Dwarf Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus camurus) weighing in at grams to the Great Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) standing nearly 3 ft tall and weighing grams. Hornbills occupy a wide variety of habitat from the Namib Desert to the lushest S.

Asian tropical rainforest. The book is published in honour of Victor T. King, a leading scholar in the field of Southeast Asian studies, and a final chapter discusses his contribution to scholarship, in particular his views on how area studies should be approached, and the implications of this for future research.

According to the article About Hornbills – From the book Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills, the evolutionary history of these birds begins in Africa with an ancestral ground-hornbill.

Later a bird that shared the characteristics of both the modern ground-hornbills and the Tockus must have made its appearance. The Narcondam hornbill (Rhyticeros narcondami) is a species of hornbill in the family is endemic to the Indian island of Narcondam in the and females have a distinct Narcondam hornbill has the smallest home range out of all the species of Asian : Bucerotidae.

IUCN SSC Hornbill Specialist Group. Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International ). Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species.

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection. The ground hornbills (Bucorvidae) are a family of the order Bucerotiformes, with a single genus Bucorvus and two extant species.

The family is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa: the Abyssinian ground hornbill occurs in a belt from Senegal east to Ethiopia, and the southern ground hornbill occurs in southern and East Africa.

Ground hornbills are large, with adults around a metre : Aves. Malaysia is an important hornbill range country in Asia supporting a total of 10 hornbill species. Our country ranks second (collectively with Myanmar and the Philippines) after Thailand and Indonesia (both 13 species respectively) in terms of.

The great hornbill (Buceros bicornis) also known as the concave-casqued hornbill, great Indian hornbill or great pied hornbill, is one of the larger members of the hornbill family.

It is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast impressive size and colour have made it important in many tribal cultures and rituals. The great hornbill is long-lived, living for nearly 50 years in Class: Aves.

The Hornbill Conferences: A Brief History. After nearly two decades of studying hornbills in the wild of Thailand and South Africa and witnessing degradation of many natural habitats, Dr.

Pilai Poonwad and Dr. Alan Kemp convened the first workshop on the conservation of Asian hornbills in Bangkok and Khao Yai National Park in April   Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest.

Kinnaird, M. F., and T. O'Brien. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL. 9 (xviii + ) pp. $ (hardcover). ISBN‐ ‐0‐‐‐5. Hornbills are perhaps the most distinctive birds of the Old World tropics. With their exaggerated casques and raucous calls, they are hard to miss for.

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The rufous-necked hornbill (Aceros nipalensis) is a species of hornbill in northeastern India, especially in Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Subcontinent and Southeast is locally extinct in Nepal due to hunting and significant loss of habitat.

There are : Aves. Bucerotiformes is an order that contains the hornbills, hoopoe, and wood hoopoes. These birds are sometimes classified as members of Coraciiformes, although increasing amounts of evidence seem to support them as being distinctive enough to warrant their own : Aves.

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Hornbills in the genus Ocyceros are small Asian birds that have curved triangular bills and grey plumage, therefore being called "grey hornbills". They have black and grey eye rings and their eyes are usually dark with black irises like most birds.

All of the species have different coloured bills with the Indian grey hornbill having a dark greyish bill, the Sri Lanka grey hornbill Class: Aves. Avian Review is for bird book enthusiasts.

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(c) Feeding trials. To determine GPTs, we made feeding trials on two captive trumpeter hornbills (one male, one female), housed at the Max-Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell, following established methods (e.g. [20,33]).The birds were kept in three inter-connected cages of about 3 × 4 m area (3 m height) and were tame, tolerating the presence of observers close to and in the Cited by: