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Bucerotidae

Indian grey hornbill

Ocyceros birostris Photo by Sreya Dutta (Flickr) Common name:Indian grey hornbill (en); calau-cinzento-indiano (pt); calao de Gingi (fr); cálao gis indio (es); keilschwanztoko (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is found throughout most of India and northwards into north-eastern Pakistan, southern Nepal and north-western Bangladesh.Size:These birds are 50-60 cm long and weigh 240-375 g.Habitat:The Indian grey hornbill […]

Visayan hornbill

Penelopides panini Photo by Lorenzo Vinciguerra (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Visayan hornbill (en); calau-de-Visayan (pt); calao tarictic (fr); cálao chico de Panay (es); Visayan-tariktikhornvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is endemic to the Philippines, where it is found in Panay, including the offshore islands of Sicogon and Pan de Azucar, Guimaras, Negros, Masbate and Ticao.Size:These small […]

African grey hornbill

Tockus nasutus Photo by Carmelo López (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:African grey hornbill (en); calau-cinzento (pt); calao à bec noir (fr); toco piquinegro (es); grautoko (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is found in sub-Saharan Africa, from south-western Mauritania and Guinea east to southern Sudan and Ethiopia, and south Namibia, Botswana and north-eastern South Africa. They are […]

Oriental pied hornbill

Anthracoceros albirostris Photo by Mario Widmer (Wikipedia) Common name:oriental pied hornbill (en); calau-de-faces-brancas (pt); calao pie (fr); cálao cariblanco (es); orienthornvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is found in south-east Asia, from northern and north-eastern India, through Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar, and into extreme southern China, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and the Indonesian islands of Sumatra, […]

Southern ground-hornbill

Bucorvus leadbeateri Photo by Marco Valentini (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:southern ground-hornbill (en); calau-gigante (pt); bucorve du Sud (fr); cálao terrícola (es); kaffernhornrabe (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is found from Kenya and Tanzania, through southern D.R. Congo and Zambia and into Angola, Mozambique and eastern South Africa.Size:These birds are 90-102 cm long. The females are […]

Silvery-cheeked hornbill

Bycanistes brevis (Photo from Wikipedia) Common name:silvery-cheeked hornbill (en); calau-de-crista (pt); calao à joues argent (fr); cálao cariplateado (es); silberwangenhorvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is patchily distributed from northern Ethiopia, through Kenya and Tanzania and into central Mozambique and Zimbabwe.Size:These birds are 60-75 cm long and weigh 1-1,5 kg.Habitat:The silvery-cheeked hornbill is found in mountain […]

Trumpeter hornbill

Bycanistes bucinator Photo by Marco Valentini (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:trumpeter hornbill (en); calau-trompeteiro (pt); calao trompette (fr); cálao trompetero (es); trompeterhornvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BucerotidaeRange:This species is found in East Africa, from Kenya to eastern South Africa, and west, through southern D.R. Congo and Zambia, into Angola.Size:This medium-sized hornbill is 58-65 cm long and has […]

Red-billed hornbill

Tockus erythrorhynchus Photo by Stuart Burns (Wikipedia) Common name: red-billed hornbill (en); calau-de-bico-vermelho (pt); calao à bec rouge (fr); toco piquirrojo (es); rotschnabeltoko (de) Taxonomy: Order Coraciiformes Family Bucerotidae Range: This species is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa, from Mauritania, Mali and Sudan all the way south to South Africa. Size: The red-billed hornbill is 42-50 […]

Black and white casqued hornbill

Bycanistes subcylindricus Common name: black and white casqued hornbill (en); calau-de-casco-preto-e-branco (pt); calao à joues grises (fr); cálao de casco blanco y negro (es); grauwangen-hornvogel (de) Taxonomy: Order Coraciiformes Family Bucerotidae Range: These birds are found in throughout West and Central Africa. The subspecies Bycanistes s. subcylindricus ranges from Sierra Leone and north-east Liberia across […]