. Wonders of the bird world. Birds. The Hornbills 77 basket by splitting up the end of a bamboo for about a foot in several strips, and then t}-ing a ring inside to keep them open in a cup-shape. " We then returned to the tree, and to our surprise found several more Hornbills, some feeding the birds in the hole, and others flying round, and constantly settling near the spot. Whilst we were watching these birds we saw a small Parado.xure {Hcntigale hardzvickii) coming along a branch of the tree in the direction of the nest. At once it occurred. H,'rdvicke's Paradoxure. to me that the wal

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. Wonders of the bird world. Birds. The Hornbills 77 basket by splitting up the end of a bamboo for about a foot in several strips, and then t}-ing a ring inside to keep them open in a cup-shape. " We then returned to the tree, and to our surprise found several more Hornbills, some feeding the birds in the hole, and others flying round, and constantly settling near the spot. Whilst we were watching these birds we saw a small Parado.xure {Hcntigale hardzvickii) coming along a branch of the tree in the direction of the nest. At once it occurred. H,'rdvicke's Paradoxure. to me that the wal
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. Wonders of the bird world. Birds. The Hornbills 77 basket by splitting up the end of a bamboo for about a foot in several strips, and then t}-ing a ring inside to keep them open in a cup-shape. " We then returned to the tree, and to our surprise found several more Hornbills, some feeding the birds in the hole, and others flying round, and constantly settling near the spot. Whilst we were watching these birds we saw a small Parado.xure {Hcntigale hardzvickii) coming along a branch of the tree in the direction of the nest. At once it occurred. H,'\rd\vicke's Paradoxure. to me that the wall of gummj- substance was made for a protection against attacks of such animals as this. The men wanted to shoot it, but I was curious to see what it would do. Presently the Parado.xure came to the hole, and the hen-bird inside darted a sharp blow at it with her beak, narrowl}' missing the beast's head. The animal then turned back and ran along the branch, whence a shot from my gun brought it to the ground. The D}-ak then went up the tree by his ladder, and quickly captured the hen- bird in his ingenious basket, without injuring her ; and we. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909. New York, Frederick A. Stokes company