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 Silvery-cheeked Hornbill

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Alternate name
Ceratogymna brevis Scientific name 
Bucerotiformes Order
Bucerotidae Family   
75-80cm Length
Forest & savanna up to 2,600 m, in: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
(See notes) 1-3 eggs incubation 40 days fledge from 77-80 days. Clutch  
Fruit, seeds, invertebrates, larvae, animals & birds. Food   Diet
Usually in pairs or small flocks. Habits
973                          World Number
Least Concern Status

view photos Photo September 6, 2007 by macronyx all rights reserved

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wpe22.jpg (3339 bytes) Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Call
(Bycanistes brevis)
The late Jens O. Svendsen and Louis A. Hansen 1991, Tanzania

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