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Category:Ceratogymna - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Ceratogymna


Two large African Hornbills.

  • Females with much smaller casques than males
  • Predominantly black plumage
  • Blue pendulous wattles

Like the genus Bycanistes they live in forests and their behaviour is similar to the Asian Hornbills.


Ceratogymna is a genus in the Family Bucerotidae.
The six species of the genus Bycanistes were formerly included in this genus.

Genus Ceratogymna viewedit
C. atrata Black-casqued Hornbill
C. elata Yellow-casqued Hornbill


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334306

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Pages in category ‘Ceratogymna’

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