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Wreathed Hornbill Rhyticeros undulatus   - Male in flight from below
Wreathed Hornbill
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Namdapha NP, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 2 January 2014
English synonyms:Plait-billed Hornbill, Bar-pouched Wreathed Hornbill, Bar-throated Wreathed Hornbill, Northern Waved Hornbill
Bird Family :Bucerotidae - Hornbills
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Initially we observed a male bird taking off from a tall tree across the river and flying towards the other side of the mountain. Later, after an hour or so, we observed a pair flying towards the same tree, probably the same individual returned with its partner. - JK