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Yellow Billed Hornbill One species of bird that I found that was happy to pose for a photo.. Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill,Tockus leucomelas,africa,bird,madikwe game reserve Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Yellow Billed Hornbill

One species of bird that I found that was happy to pose for a photo..

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  1. Stunning shot! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you Claire.. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Amazing capture! The detail and colors, it a gorgeous example of photography. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you Danny. Posted 5 years ago

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The Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill is a Hornbill found in southern Africa. It is a medium sized bird, with length between 48 to 60 cm, characterized by a long yellow beak with a casque . The skin around the eyes and in the malar stripe is pinkish. The related Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill from north-eastern Africa has blackish skin around the eyes.

They have a white belly, grey neck, and black back with abundant white spots and stripes. They feed mainly on the ground, where they.. more

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Uploaded May 1, 2014.