Northern Ground-hornbill - Bucorvus abyssinicus

Length 3.0-3.3 ft (90.0-100.0 cm)
Weight 8.8 lb (4000 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Northern Ground-hornbill is also known as the Abyssinian Ground-hornbill. There are two species of Ground-hornbills, the other is the Southern Ground Hornbill. Northern Ground-hornbill males have red throat pouches, the females blue. Their long lashes are useful for keeping blowing sand out of their eyes in Africa.

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