from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Blyth's classification of birds (1849), a division of Syndactyli, including the hornbills and hoopoes, or Bucerotidæ and Upupidæ, respectively also called Appendirostres and Arculirostres: distinguished from Halcyoides (which see).


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  • Some 72 species of birds have been recorded, including yellow-crested cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea (V), noisy friar bird Philemon buceroides and common scrubhen Megapodius freycinet.

    Komodo National Park, Indonesia


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