Piping Hornbill

Bycanistes fistulator - Calao siffleur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Bucerotiformes

  • Family
    :

    Bucérotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bycanistes

  • Species
    :

    fistulator

Descriptor

Cassin, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 45 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 463 à 710 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Calao siffleur
adult
Calao siffleur
adult

Piping Hornbill (Bycanistes fistulator) is a species of bird in the Bucerotidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Bycanistes fistulator fistulator (Senegal and Gambia to w Nigeria)
  • Bycanistes fistulator sharpii (se Nigeria to n Angola)
  • Bycanistes fistulator duboisi (Central African Republic to c and e DR Congo and w Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Calao siffleur,
  • Cálao silbador occidental,
  • calau-assobiador,
  • Schreihornvogel,
  • Fluitneushoornvogel,
  • Bucero fischiatore,
  • skriknäshornsfågel,
  • Piphornfugl,
  • zobákorožec strakohlasý,
  • zoborožec chechtavý,
  • Skrigehornfugl,
  • kimittäjäsarvinokka,
  • calau xiulador occidental,
  • dzioborożec piskliwy,
  • Крикливый калао,
  • パイプコブサイチョウ,
  • 笛声噪犀鸟,
  • 笛聲噪犀鳥,

Voice song and cries

Calao siffleur
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 31-12-2007
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