Wooden Hornbill Bird

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    Legendary messenger of the dead to the living in the realm of the Iban (“Sea Dayak”) world. Such birds are also used in the harvest festival to thank their gods for a good harvest. The real hornbill birds are still sighted in the island of Borneo (Sarawak and Kalimantan) as a symbol of connection between the worlds of the living and dead.