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OBSERVATIONS ON A SUCCESSFUL NESTING OF A PAIR OF ORIENTAL PIED HORNBILLS (ANTHRACOCEROS ALBIROSTRIS, SHAW & NODD, 1790) AT CHANGI VILLAGE, SINGAPORE

@inproceedings{Banwell2009OBSERVATIONSOA,
  title={OBSERVATIONS ON A SUCCESSFUL NESTING OF A PAIR OF ORIENTAL PIED HORNBILLS (ANTHRACOCEROS ALBIROSTRIS, SHAW \& NODD, 1790) AT CHANGI VILLAGE, SINGAPORE},
  author={H. M. Banwell and J. W. Lim},
  year={2009}
}
Singapore had its native Oriental pied hornbills (Anthracoceros albirostris) in the 19 century (Gibson-Hill, 1949) and until about the 1920s (Robinson, 1927). The species appeared to have become locally extinct until the 1960s when it was irregularly sighted on Singapore Island. These birds were thought to be escapees from the wild bird trade (Wang & Hails, 2007). There were two subspecies present, the northern pied hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris albirostris) and the southern pied hornbill… Expand

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