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Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill

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Northern Ground Hornbill Alternate name
Bucorvus abyssinicus   Scientific name 
Bucerotiformes Order
Bucorvidae Family   
110cm Length
Grassland & rocky areas, up to 3,257 m in: Benin, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo Uganda Habitat-Altitude-Range
Tortoises, lizards, snakes, spiders, caterpillars, beetles, birds, carrion, fruits, seeds, and groundnuts. Food   Diet
979 World Number

Least Concern


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