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 ...
With long eyelashes, dark eyes, and an almost comically large, curved bill,
hornbills have many admirers (the eyelashes are modified feathers!). These birds
Dec 17, 2013 ... Several species, including the striking Rhinoceros hornbill (B. ... This striking
coloration is the result of the bird's rubbing its beak and casque ...
If you were to mistake the Rhinoceros Hornbill for some sort of prehistoric
dinosaur, you wouldn't be alone. This big, mostly black bird has more in common
You can see Ground Hornbill
watching in Southern Africa More »
May 8, 2008 ... Hornbills are famous for their huge bills, flattened and curved, with toothed edges
and bony helmets over the upper jaw. These large birds have ...
Jun 22, 2011 ... Hornbills are among the most distinctive and spectacular of Old World tropical
birds. Often flaunting bright colours and sometimes reaching ...
hornbill, common name for members of the family Bucerotidae, Old World birds of
tropical and subtropical forests, named for their enormous down-curved bills ...
Hornbills are unique birds. They get their name from the horn-like projection
called a casque on top of their beak. They are larger than other forest birds.
Mar 23, 2011 ... A Hornbill bird in jungle world at the Bronx Zoo in New York City.