Saturday, July 28, 2012

Mysore Zoo - Great Indian Hornbill

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Great Indian Hornbill.



It is the heaviest, but not the longest, Asian hornbill. The most prominent feature of the hornbill is the bright yellow and black casque on top of its massive bill.

28 comments:

Tea norman said...

He looks like a hat is on his head. He's very pretty. Love your header.

Jeevan said...

Wonderful capture. Its my favorite bird and i have seen it in wild near Valaparai, Coimbatore.

Snap said...

Impressive bill on the hornbill!

TexWisGirl said...

amazing looking bird. :)

joanne said...

bizarre looks! I hope he has a decent habitat at the zoo, and not just a cage!

Bangchik and Kakdah said...

beautiful bird! so colourful.

eJoops said...

Very pretty bird. Visiting from Camera critters.

bailey-road.com said...

What a magnificent bird!

George said...

This is a fascinating bird.

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Good shot... but its very unfortunate to see the bird in a cadge...

R.Ramakrishnan said...

An awesome and amazing bird.

chubskulit said...

I never seen a bird like that before. Hopping by from camera critters.

shooting star said...

I have been to Mysore zoo some years back and loved the variety of animals and birds there!!

nice shot!!

Liza said...

Pretty bird. Have a fabulous week.

Liz @ MLC
Liz @ YACB

cassandrasminicorner said...

I have not seen any bird like that before. Interesting!

Visiting for MYM- hope you can stop by..

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eileeninmd said...

Your hornbill is a cool looking bird. Thanks for sharing.

Gary said...

He's a real sight!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

HansHB said...

Great birdphoto. I would love to see one of these outdoor too!

Andrew said...

Wonderful birds to see Rajesh I have them locally at Chester Zoo.

mick said...

Great photo of an impressive looking bird.

Ann said...

I got photos of the hornbill too.

http://ann-mythoughtsandphotos.blogspot.co.nz/2012/07/abc-wednesday-letter-c.html

i stora drag said...

Nicelooking fellow! An unusual bird in my country, Sweden.
Greetings Pia

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Very cool bird and what a large beak it has too~

Stewart M said...

What a great bird - I'd love to see one of these - and it would be even better if it was a wild bird!

Cheers - STewart M - Australia

ajeethboaz said...

nice :)...Ajeeth boaz

allresourceupdates said...

A Delight to Bird Lovers--Hornbill

Aparna Anurag said...

wow wat a capture
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mysay.in said...

I wish it was free :)
nice capture !!