Abyssinian Ground Hornbill

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  1. beavens

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    Hi all!

    Long time no post.:)

    I've got an Abyssinian ground hornbill from the lovely Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda.

    Thanks for looking and C&C is welcome!

    Jeff

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  2. Ben Egbert

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    These are amazing Jeff, can't choose a favorite, great detail. That horn looks like an air scoop.
     
  3. beavens

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    Thanks Ben! The cask is a cool feature of these northern ground hornbills - definitely different from their southern brethren.

    Jeff
     
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    Amazing looking bird. I have not seen anything like it before.
     
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    Wow, what amazing Hornbills! Awesome shots, and what a cool experience that had to have been.

    And welcome back! You have been sorely missed, no one can fill your spot when you are gone. :)
     
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    Congrats on the Daily Featured Post Jeff!

    @beavens
     
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    Great shots, true portraits.
     
  8. Dean

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    Really beautiful work..#3 is my favorite.
    I enjoyed seeing these.
    Regards Dean
     
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    Those are great. The details are so awesome.
     
  10. beavens

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    Thanks everyone for the very kind words and Jim for the Feature!

    I've got a few more up my sleeve from the trips, so watch out.:cool:

    Jeff
     
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    Great portrait session!
     
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    This guy was only about ten feet away from us, just preening and posing. It really felt like a portrait session haha.

    Eric, you must get to Uganda if you've never been. Wonderful country, wonderful people.

    Jeff
     
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    Really cool series, Jeff. Happy to see you posting again.
     
  15. beavens

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    Thanks Doug! I figured it had been way too long since I stopped by.:)

    Jeff
     

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