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Hornbill (Red/Yellow Billed)

Hornbill (Red/Yellow Billed)
Scientific Name: Tockus Erythrorhynchus / Flavirostris
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Hornbill (Red/Yellow Billed)

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These two species of gregarious hornbills are often seen flying in low arcs between trees, giving a distinctive, forlorn call. They are well known for their unique nesting, in which the male seals the female inside a hollow tree, and feeds her and the young through a small crack. When the chicks can fly, the mother breaks open the nest and the family flies free.

The Hornbill (Red/Yellow Billed) is found in the following park(s):

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