|Geographical Range||Eastern Indonesia and New Guinea|
|Scientific Name||Aceros plicatus|
These impressive birds are hunted on their native islands for food and as a trophy. Their skulls are sometimes worn as ornaments. Like other hornbills, they are primarily fruit eaters. During breeding season, the male attracts a mate by bouncing on a branch and calling out with loud, raucous grunts.
This species is also known as the Blyth's hornbill.
Did You Know?
You can tell a female Papuan hornbill from a male by looking at its head. The female's head is all black and the male has rust-colored head feathers.