Ruaha (Tanzanian Red-billed) Hornbill
Tockus ruahae
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The Ruaha hornbill, also called Tanzanian red-billed hornbill, an endemic, was recently split from the Northern red-billed hornbill. Above is a combined photo that shows both. The right lower photo (Ruaha, 11-08) is courtesy of Skyler Russell; the right upper (Ruaha, 10-18), courtesy Sitthivet Santikarn; and the pair (Ruaha, 11-17), courtesy Paul Oliver. The other photos were taken in Selous, Katavi, Olpiron and Ruaha. For more information including a map and the record of the split, click on the icons to the right. Click photo above to see 8 enlargements.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Colin Beale, Skyler Russell, Steve Brynes, Barry Gardiner, Stuart Webb
Paul Oliver, Sitthivet Santikarn

Last Update this page: 10-16-22