AFRICAN GREY HORNBILL

Also known as Grey (Gray) Hornbill

(Tockus nasutus)

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Roberts VI / VII 457 / 76
Clements 2000 98.0140
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 93-6
A medium bird (43 to 48 cm) found in Africa south of the Sahara and in southern Arabia. In southern Africa it is a common resident found in the northern parts. It inhabits savanna, bushveld and woodland and is in pairs when breeding and otherwise gregarious. It eats insects, rodents and frogs

List of Stamps showing African Grey Hornbill

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bechuanaland 0173 0160 1961 7c
Botswana 0211 0010 1966 7c
Central African Republic     2000 390f
Niger 0292 0193 1968 5f
Niger 0372 0273 1971 5f
Niger     1997 5f