Hornbills of the World, First Edition [Paperback], 210 pages (10 x 10 inches)
Authors: Pilai Poonswad, Alan C. Kemp & Morten Strange.
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Hornbills are among the most charismatic and biologoically interesting birds in the habitats where they occur. The most distinguishing aspect of their behaviours is that of the female sealing herself into a nest cavity for all or most of the breeding cycle. Currently (2013), 25 out of 57 species of hornbills are either globally threatened or near threatened with globlal extinction, mainly due to human activities.
This book is the first monograph to come out for almost 20 years about hornbills. It is the first one ever to collect and present all the best photographic images that are available about this fascinating order of birds. It is impoartant that we understand the status, requirements and ecology of hornbills; in this way we will be better able to stop thier decline and help them recover.