The Southern Ground Hornbill or ''cafer'' , is one of two species of ground hornbill and is the largest species of hornbill.
It is a large bird, at 90 to 129 cm long. Females weigh 2.2 to 4.6 kg , while the larger males weigh 3.5 to 6.2 kg . It is characterized by black coloration and vivid red patches of bare skin on the face and throat . The white tips of the wings seen in flight are another diagnostic characteristic. The beak is black and straight and presents a casque, more developed.. more