Monteiro's Hornbill (Tockus monteiri) - HBW 6, p. 493
French: Calao de Monteiro
Spanish: Toco Angoleño
Taxonomy: Toccus [sic] monteiri Hartlaub, 1865, Benguela, Angola.
Considered closest to T. erythrorhynchus, but also close to T. leucomelas, T. flavirostris and T. deckeni, based on similar calls and behaviour, and DNA studies. In past, S populations occasionally separated as race marjoriae. Monotypic.
Distribution: SW Angola and NW & C Namibia.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Feeding on ground Locality Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia
mark sutton 22 July 2010 3 years ago 17 sec 4.3
A bird with an abnormally large bill perched and looking around Locality Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Christian Boix Hinzen 26 August 2006 5 years ago 19 sec 4
A male on a top of a tree and flying away Locality Daan Viljoen Game Park, Khomas Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Jean Michel Erard 31 July 2003 8 years ago 18 sec 3.6
A male perched.
Locality Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 6 November 2011 2 years ago 4.2
Adult perched at sunset
Locality Warmquelle, Kunene Region, Namibia
Marco Valentini 21 August 2013 26 weeks ago 4
A bird walking on the ground
Locality Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia
Aleix Comas 24 August 2007 4 years ago 3.5
An fully-grown Monteiro's Hornbill.
Locality Waterberg Plateau, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
James Slade 17 January 2010 4 years ago 2.5
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