Malabar Pied Hornbill

Adult Male


Ran Vasudeo Mone


31.9.2017 To, Resp. Sir/Madam I am from Chiplun, Dist.-Ratnagiri, Maharashtra and do some observation and surveys in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg dist. for Malabar Pied Hornbill since last 7-8 years on my own interest. Till now I have located 25 nest of Malbar Pied Hornbill . During last Br. season recorded day to day activity with Trap camera in entire br. season on one nest. I have also collected food remains and pieces of mud plaster from some active nest bud can't properly analysis it. I identified seeds of some common Tree sp. but can't identified others especially of Fig sp. I also fixed a Nest Box for Hornbill but it was not accepted by MP Hornbill. Also trying to colllect details about breeding biology of Malbar Pied Hornbill with Close circuit camera. . Eagerly awaiting for your kind guidance and cooperation for the same please. Thanking you. Yours Faithfully, Ram Mone AT PO -CHIPLUN PIN 415605 INDIA Mo. 9420151700