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Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
Alternative name: Northern Ground Hornbill
Length 90-100 cm
Africa. Thinly distributed south of the Sahara and north of the equator.
Savanna and grassland.
These birds are normally seen alone or in small family groups, walking in a somewhat stately manner across the landscape.
Although they are primarily seen on the ground they are capable of flight when disturbed.
The diet includes small vertebrates and invertebrates, including tortoises, lizards, spiders, beetles, and caterpillars; also takes carrion, some fruits, seeds, and groundnuts.
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