Hornbills

Hornbills are magnificent birds! You won’t want to miss these stunning but unusual-looking birds when you visit the zoo.

Hornbills are an impressive family of birds that are instantly recognisable by their large, brightly coloured curved bill (shaped like a horn) which often has a ‘casque’ on top.

They’re often heard before their seen as they have a variety of loud calls which they use to communicate. There are 30 different species of hornbill found in the savannas of Africa and deep in the forests of Asia. From the striking rhinoceros hornbill with its piercing eyes to the biggest Asian hornbill species, the great hornbill they're all incredible species.

Make sure you explore the Tropical Realm, Monsoon Forest and Dragons in Danger habitats to discover these amazing birds.

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