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African Grey Hornbill

Lophoceros nasutus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Bram Piot 2019-05-19 Kafountine, Bignona, Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor (Senegal) (5 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

476618
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Peter Boesman 2013-02-08 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) call - [sono] 280774
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Andrew Spencer 2014-12-24 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) (1000 m) song -

natural vocalization; song during a display from a pair of birds high in a tall tree in dense riparian forest surrounded by thornscrub.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

215422
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus Barry Edmonston 2019-11-02 Borena, Oromia, Oromia (Ethiopia) (1600 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

Calls from three individuals, one closer and two further away, on dry grasslands with scattered low bushes.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

531787
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Andrew Spencer 2014-12-16 Airport Road, Gambela, Gambela Peoples (Ethiopia) (500 m) song -

natural vocalization; song during a display from a pair of birds high in a tall tree in dense dry forest. While displaying, the bird doing most of the vocalizing sat with its wings spread over its back, slowly and rhythmically waving them.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

215421
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Peter Boesman 2013-02-06 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) call - [sono] 280771
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Étienne Leroy 2016-11-20 Lamto research center, Lagunes (Côte d'Ivoire) (80 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

343627
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus Joost van Bruggen 2020-02-11 Brufut, Kombo North, West Coast Region, Western (Gambia) (20 m) adult, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

562129
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Étienne Leroy 2016-05-03 Parc National de la Comoé, near Kafolo., Savanes (Côte d'Ivoire) (220 m) song -

Not 100% certain about the ID.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

317569
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus isaac kilusu 2020-10-09 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) flight call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

594010
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus David C. Moyer 15 July 2011 Bugungu Airstrip, Murchinson Falls National Park, Uganda (Uganda) (800 m) (A) -   83806
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus Rory Nefdt 2015-10-23 Galdessa Camp, Tsavo, Taita-Taveta County, Taita-Taveta (Kenya) (340 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

398342
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus Peter Boesman 2018-06-23 Janjanbureh, Janjanbureh, Central River, Central River (Gambia) (10 m) call -

Calls, at the end in flight.

425467
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus isaac kilusu 2020-11-11 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

sound amplified

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

601839
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Peter Boesman 2015-12-05 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300780
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus G.Boano 15-02-2010 Banfora: Cascades, Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso) (324 m) song (A) - duetting pair 44791
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Étienne Leroy 2017-12-04 M'bengué, Savanes, Savanes (Côte d'Ivoire) (360 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

396053
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Lynette Rudman 2015-09-18 Borakalalo, North West, Northwest Province (South Africa) (1000 m) call -

Bird calling from a large tree in early spring.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

283019
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Fernand Deroussen 2007-01-31 Fatick, Fatick, Fatick (Senegal) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

164444
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Étienne Leroy 2017-10-21 Karfiguela, Comoé, Komoé (Burkina Faso) (280 m) song -

Chorus with 3 birds seated in different trees, forming a triangle

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

390748
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus nasutus Bram Piot 2015-11-27 Palmarin, Fatick, Fatick (Senegal) (2 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

292595
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Tockus nasutus Derek Solomon 10-10-07 South Luangwa National Park Kapamba , Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) (510 m) Call (A) -   39257
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus Frank Lambert 2018-12-09 Tsavo West National Park, Taita-Taveta County, Taita-Taveta (Kenya) (900 m) song -

playback-used:no

469098
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus nasutus Richard Dunn 2012-02-23 Shai Hills, Greater Accra (Ghana) (80 m) song (A) - 97030
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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