African Grey Hornbill
(457) 46 cm; 155 g
Similar, M > F. With drab grey plumage and broad white eye-stripe,
unlikely to be confused with any other species.
Bill blackish with white stripe below casque.
Bill tip red; rest of upper mandible pale yellow.
Bill smaller, lacking casque.
Locally common resident.
Woodland, common in miombo.
Mainly insects; also small animals and seeds.
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Monogamous. Femal seals herself in natual tree cavity or crevice in
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