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Bird Hornbill Effigy,Borneo Hornbill Dayak Wood Scuplture Bird Statue Home Decor,Sacred Majestic Wildlife Protection,Mediation Pattern #4

Helmeted hornbills – time to brace yourself – may be on the way to extinction in the wild. They are near-extinct in Indonesian Sumatra and may soon face a similar fate in Malaysian Borneo as well. …

from National Geographic Society (blogs)

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #8

The amazing ground hornbill is the largest hornbill species on earth and a specialist at hunting large snakes and rodents on the ground.

Africa | "Porpianong" Hornbill Carving from the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast | Carved from a single piece of wood. Used in the LO secret society as a symbol of fertility

Ceremonial Headdress Rattan or Bamboo; Hornbill feathers; Monkey fur; beadwork Sarawak (Malaysia - Borneo) 20th century This headdress is said to be a Dyak (Bidayuh) Chief's ceremonial headdress. It is also similar to the headdresses of the Iban and Orang Ulu warriors, and uses similar materials and designs. The Iban and Bidayuh are close neighbors, and together make up the main population of Sarawak.

Borneo - Ceremonial Headdress Rattan or Bamboo; Hornbill feathers; Monkey fur; beadwork Sarawak (Malaysia - Borneo) 20th century This headdress is said to be a Dyak (Bidayuh) Chief's ceremonial headdress. It is also similar to the headdresses of the Iban and Orang Ulu warriors, and uses similar materials and designs. The Iban and Bidayuh are close neighbors, and together make up the main population of Sarawak.Dated 20th century.

from R. John Howe: Textiles and Text

Christine Brown on “Textiles for the Head, Part 2”

Indonesia ~ This headdress belongs to a male member of the Chang subgroup of Nagas living in the state of Nagaland in northeast India. The Naga believe that certain objects are imbued with inherent power. Animal teeth, horns, and claws are considered particularly powerful. Hornbill feathers are also revered.