Birds of East Africa - TrekLightly

Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)

This bird is the largest hornbill in the world. It also walks on the ground as it feeds on insects, reptiles, frogs, small mammals, fruits and seed. They live in groups of 2 to 8 individuals and are co-operative breeders. They are classified as vulnerable due to a rapid population decline in recent years.

BirdSouthern Ground HornbillBucorvus leadbeateri

From Africa 2013