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White-crested Hornbill

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'''Alternative name: Long-tailed Hornbill''' '''Alternative name: Long-tailed Hornbill'''
;[[:Category:Tropicranus|Tropicranus]] albocristatus ;[[:Category:Tropicranus|Tropicranus]] albocristatus
-[[Image:White-crested_Hornbill.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Tom Tarrant <br />Location: Semuliki NP, [[Uganda]] ]]+'''Disambiguation''': for the White-crested Hornbill found in south-east Asia, ''Berenicornis comatus'', see [[White-crowned Hornbill]]
==Identification== ==Identification==
A black hornbill with a very long tail and a distinctive white crest. A black hornbill with a very long tail and a distinctive white crest.

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Photo by Tom Tarrant Location: Semuliki NP, Uganda
Photo by Tom Tarrant
Location: Semuliki NP, Uganda

Alternative name: Long-tailed Hornbill

Tropicranus albocristatus

Disambiguation: for the White-crested Hornbill found in south-east Asia, Berenicornis comatus, see White-crowned Hornbill

Contents

Identification

A black hornbill with a very long tail and a distinctive white crest.

Distribution

Tropical Africa from Guinea in the west to Uganda in the east.

Taxonomy

Some authorities1 place this species in the genus Tockus.

Habitat

Forest.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements JF. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2008. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019

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