The southern yellow-billed hornbill is a bird species native to southern Africa. Identified by its striking black and white plumage, curved yellow bill, and a casque on top of its beak, these hornbills inhabit savannas and woodlands. They are omnivores, consuming a diet that includes insects, small vertebrates, and fruits. Southern Yellow-billed Hornbills are known for their distinctive calls and play important roles in their ecosystems as seed dispersers and contributors to insect control.
- The jaw is fixed to the cranium and it is slightly off-centered
- This vintage specimen was sourced from a private collection. It is being sold as-is without further cleaning.
- Exhibits taxidermy eyes, yellow paint, feathers, and tissue
- The back of the skull is damaged
- Skull Length 10.3 cm (4.1 in.)
- Skull Width 3.3 cm (1.3 in.)
- Skull Height 3.9 cm (1.5 in.)