The hornbills (Bucerotidae) are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical
Africa, Asia and Melanesia. They are characterized by a long, down-curved bill ...
Hornbills (Bird Family Bucerotidae): Origin, Description, Photos, Diet and
Hornbill (family Bucerotidae), any of approximately 60 species of Old World
tropical birds constituting the family Bucerotidae (order Coraciiformes). They are
Hornbills are a kind of bird named after their the large horn-like bills found on
most species. . There are 54 species of hornbill: 23 species living in the
Due to their large bills and distinctive colouring, the hornbill is one of the most
easily recognisable birds in the world.
Hornbills are placed by some in their own order Bucerotiformes and by others in
the Coraciformes order which contains kingfishers, bee-eaters, rollers, and ...
hornbill, common name for members of the family Bucerotidae, Old World birds of
tropical and subtropical forests, named for their enormous down-curved bills ...
The primary food of the diet of the Great Hornbill is fruit. It will also eat insects,
lizards, snakes and small mammals. Like other birds, they likely play a part in
Jun 22, 2011 ... Hornbills are among the most distinctive and spectacular of Old World tropical
birds. Often flaunting bright colours and sometimes reaching ...
Mar 23, 2011 ... A Hornbill bird in jungle world at the Bronx Zoo in New York City.