SOUTHERN YELLOW-BILLED HORNBILL

Also known as Yellow-billed Hornbill

(Tockus flavirostris or Tockus leucomelas)

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Roberts VI / VII 459 / 73
Clements 2000 98.0070
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 93-14
A medium bird (48 to 60 cm), found in Africa from the south to the northeast. It is a common resident in the northern parts of southern Africa, and inhabits bushveld, woodland savanna and arid thornveld. It is solitary or in pairs and mainly lives off rodents and insects.

List of Stamps showing Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Angola 0477 0358 1951 20A
Botswana 0225 0024 1967 7c
Central African Republic     2000 150f
Eritrea 0417 0180 1998 3n
Kenya 0601  0583 1993 50s
Namibia 0757   1997 90c
Namibia 0994   2005 Std on 90c
Namibia 0998   2005 $2.90 on 90c
Namibia 0998a   2005 $2.90 on 90c
Namibia 0998b   2005 $2.90 on 90c
Namibia 1002   2005 $5.20 on 90c
Namibia 1081   2007 Std  on 90c
South Africa 0359 0458 1974 20c
Tanzania 0632 0534 1989 20s
Tanzania 1573 1523 1993 100s
Tanzania   2557 1996 100s
Togo 2140 2237 1995 100f
Uganda 0378 0333 1982 1s
Uganda 1147 1142 1992 30s
Zimbabwe 0836 0486 1992 98c