18) Few tumors have been described in species within the order Bucerotiformes (hornbills), such as a hepatocellular adenoma in a Luzon hornbill (Penelopides manillae) (23) and a squamous cell carcinoma in a great hornbill (Buceros bicornis), (24) but to our knowledge, this is the first report of seminoma in hornbills.
Attempted photodynamic therapy of squamous cell carcinoma in the casque of a great hornbill (.
The Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) is the largest of the nine species of hornbills (Family Bucerotidae) occurring in India (All and Ripley 1968).
Several authors have commented on the apparent highly specialized nesting requirements of the Great Hornbill.
The study was conducted in the wet evergreen forest habitat the Great Hornbill usually inhabited.
42 percent of its land declared as protected areas wherein a variety of fascinating wildlife such as the golden mahseer, Himalayan monal, the Great Hornbill
, Himalayan musk deer, elephants and the majestic felines like the tiger and the snow leopards reside.
In addition, almost all carnivorous bird species in S2 died (93% of Falconiformes and 92% of Strigiformes) as did most species usually fed chicken meat in captivity (herons, storks, crows, great hornbill
An earlier attempt with PDT on a great hornbill
(Buceros bicornis), (8) also with squamous cell carcinoma, described a transient limb paralysis, which was attributed to an ischemic or thromboembolic event because of vasoconstrictive effects of PDT.
The Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) is a large, principally frugivorous, and endangered species of south- and southeast Asian rainforests.
The ambiguity also extends into the literature on captive breeding accounts of the Great Hornbill.
We observed a nest of the Great Hornbill in the Anaimalai Hills of the Western Ghats of southern India in 1992 and 1993.
Photodynamic therapy was used to treat squamous cell carcinoma in the casque of a great hornbill
(Buceros bicornis) on 2 occasions at 8-week intervals.