DAMARA HORNBILL

(Tockus damarensis)

Previously considered sub-species of Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 72
Clements 2000 98.0051
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 93-12 (3)
 

A medium sized bird (40 to 50 cm), found in Namibia and southern Angola.  It is a locally common near endemic, and favours acacia woodland in hilly areas.  The main diet is small insects, especially grasshoppers and crickets.  It is usually found in pairs.

List of Stamps showing Damara Hornbill

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Namibia 1191   2012 Non-Standard Mail