Hemprich's Hornbill

Tockus hemprichii

Hemprich's Hornbill, Tockus hemprichii, photo © by Michael Plagens.

Lake Baringo National Park, Kenya. 9 October 2010.

This large bird is much more wary than the Red-billed Hornbill and the bill is only dull red. It ranges across northeast Africa inhabiting arid or semi-arid areas.

Bucerotidae -- Hornbill Family


  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Zimmerman et al.
  • Birds of East Africa by Stevenson and Fanshawe

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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