Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hornbills :: Crowned Hornbill

Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus

Described by: BŁttikofer (1889)
Alternate common name(s): African Crowned Hornbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh  Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Ethiopia. S. tropical and se. Africa;
Two population with major population rather gerrimandered;
Isolated population in sw. Ethiopia and se. Sudan in the Boma Hills. S. Somalia, Uganda (Kabalega Falls), Kenya (w. highlands and along the Tana River), Rwanda, Burundi, e. and s. Zaire, Tanzania (s. along the Rift Valley highlands and w. lowland forests), Zanzibar Is., Pemba Is., Malawi, sw. and ec. Angola, ex. w. Zaire, Cabinda and ex. s. Congo and s. along the escarpment, Namibia (e. Caprivi Strip), n. Botswana, Zambia, n. and e. Zimbabwe, Mozambique and e. and s. South Africa in e. Transvaal, Swaziland, Natal s. to the Knysna Forest.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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