Malabar Pied Hornbill

  • Scientific Name : Anthracoceros coronatus
  • Appearance: With its striking black-and-white plumage, large size, and a distinctive casque resembling a horn on its bill, the Malabar Pied Hornbill is a magnificent sight.
  • Habitat: This majestic bird prefers the dense forests and wooded areas of the Konkan region, offering birdwatchers a chance to witness its beauty amidst the lush greenery.
  • Behavior: Keep an eye out for its impressive flying and foraging habits, and don’t miss the opportunity to recognize its unique calls echoing through the forests. The best time for sighting is during the winter months, from November to February.

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