. Zoology. Zoology. 230 ZOOLOGY. The second group, the C'uculi, comprise the horn-bills of Malaysia, the kingfishers, the toucans of South America, known by their enoi-mous vaulted bill, and the cuckoos, with their near relations, the African guide-birds. The female horn-bill makes a nest in a hollow tree, and the male has the extraordinary hal)it, while the female is sitting on her egg, of plastering up the opening with mud, so tl]at she can only stick the end of her great bill out of the small hole. The male feeds her during the whole time of incu-. Please note that these images are extracte

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. Zoology. Zoology. 230 ZOOLOGY. The second group, the C'uculi, comprise the horn-bills of Malaysia, the kingfishers, the toucans of South America, known by their enoi-mous vaulted bill, and the cuckoos, with their near relations, the African guide-birds. The female horn-bill makes a nest in a hollow tree, and the male has the extraordinary hal)it, while the female is sitting on her egg, of plastering up the opening with mud, so tl]at she can only stick the end of her great bill out of the small hole. The male feeds her during the whole time of incu-. 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.. Packard, A. S. (Alpheus Spring), 1839-1905. N. Y. , Holt

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