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Birds hunting rodents: Two cases from tropical forests of Southern Vietnam

Kuznetsov G. V., Zinoviev A.

We describe two previously unknown cases of birds hunting rodents in tropical forests of Southern Vietnam. Number of belly-banded squirrels ( Callosciurus flavimanus ), caught in wire traps, shows a strong correlation with the number of crested serpent eagles ( Spilornis cheela ). Oriental pied hornbills ( Anthracoceros albirostris ) hunt red spiny rats ( Maxomys surifer ) over elevated areas of tropical forest