CROWNED HORNBILL

(Tockus alboterminatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 460 / 74
Clements 2000 98.0100
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 93-3
   
A medium bird (50 to 54 cm), found in Africa from the south to the north east. In southern Africa it is a common resident confined to the east, north and north east. Normally in small groups it inhabits dense dry thorn thickets. It mainly eats fruit but also insects.

List of Stamps showing Crowned Hornbill

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued
Rwanda SG 959 previously included illustrating a Crowned Hornbill has now been identified as a Black-casqued Wattled Hornbill (Not a South African bird)