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Southern yellow-billed hornbill

Tockus leucomelas


It is a medium-sized bird and is characterized by a long yellow and down-curved beak. This beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the entire body length.


By a lay-by on a road through the Kruger park

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Kruger National Park, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Sep 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 23, 2020

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