White-throated brown Hornbill

Mixed flock

Dihing Patkai WLS, Assam

Nobajyoti Borgohain


Me along with three friends were birding in the Dihing Patkai WLS on one November 2014 evening .Suddenly we heard a loud noise(sound ) by some big bird .After few observation did notice that they are Hornbill .They were feeding on fruit .After few minutes they flew over us and set on a distance three .It was almost dark in Assam by 4.30 PM ,the Sun was setting and the subject was against the light .Some how get this exposure with a Nikon D800 body and Sigma 150-500mm lens .Austen's brown hornbill(Anorrhinus austeni) ....