Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Some observations on Malabar pied Hornbills of Satkosia

Here are some observations on the occurrence of Malabar pied Hornbills from Satkosia.

  • Very frequently seen along the Mahanadi gorge, especially at Tikarpada and Kuturi
  • Maximum size observed by me is a group comprising of 3 birds. Though others have observed groups comprising of as big as 8-10 numbers.
  • Also commonly seen near the human habitations and rarely are perturbed. 

 Location: Tikarpada in Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary

Location: Kuturi in Mahanadi Wildlife Division