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  • lt: Tockus erythrorhynchus
  • dt: Rotschnabeltoko
  • afrikaans: Rooibekneushoringvoël
Red-billed hornbill


  • 42 - 50 cm


  • 90 - 220 g


  • insects, fruits and seeds

Mating season

  • september - march

Number of cubs

  • 3 - 6 eggs

Worth knowing

During incubation, the female lays three to six white eggs in a tree hole, which is blocked off with a plaster of mud, droppings and fruit pulp. There is only one narrow aperture, just big enough for the male to transfer food to the mother and the chicks.