Von der Decken's Hornbill
Tockus deckeni
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Von der Decken' hornbill pairs and families are common throughout Tanzania in arid bush and wooded grassland. The female has a black bill; the male, a multicoloured red-yellow and black bill; and the immature, a dull yellow-orange and black bill. The left 3rd row photo is courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. All of these photos were taken in Tarangire and Ruaha. Click the photo above to see 27 enlargements including nests, juveniles and immatures.

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Alex Supady, Paul Oliver, Karine Van der Vurst, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 2-09-19