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Category:Bucorvus

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Genus: Bucorvus

[edit] Description

The two Ground-Hornbills of Africa.
These birds have longer legs than other hornbills and they hunt their small prey while walking on the ground.

[edit] Taxonomy

Bucorvus is a genus in the family Bucorvidae.
It was formerly included in the family Bucerotidae.


Genus Bucorvus viewedit
B. abyssinicus Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
B. leadbeateri Southern Ground Hornbill

[edit] References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334306

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