24 January 2018

Artificial nest boxes to encourage the breeding of hornbills in Malaysia

In Malaysia, calaos populations suffer from deforestation making natural nidification impossible. Hutan NGO is constructing artificial nest boxes to help conserve wild hornbill populations. In 2017, one of these nests was successfully used by a pair of rhinoceros hornbills – a world first.

Check out here the technical factsheet introducing this method.

Check out here the project led by Hutan in Peru.

 Photo © Sanjitpaal Singh/


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