[Bycanistes brevis]
  Habitat: Coastal and montane forests
  Size: 30"
  Weight: 2.1-3.2 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 35 years
  Incubation Period: 40 days
  Number of Young: 1-3
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  



 

- Both sexes seal the nest, except for a narrow vertical slit.
- The female breaks out of the nest when the chicks are about half-grown and helps feed them.
- The chicks reseal the nest, except for the vertical slit, and break out when they are ready to fly.

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