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Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill

Tockus leucomelas (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1842)

The Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) is a Hornbill found in southern Africa. It is a medium sized bird, with length between 48 to 60 cm, characterized by a long yellow beak with a casque (casque reduced in the female). The skin around the eyes and in the malar stripe is pinkish. The related Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill from north-eastern Africa has blackish skin around the eyes. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Bucerotiformes
Family:
  Bucerotidae
Genus:
  Tockus

Scientific:
  Tockus leucomelas

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1842)

Reference:
  Verz.Samml.Vog.Kaffernl. p.17

Protonym:
  Buceros leucomelas

Avibase ID:
  21A15CDEC7EBE498

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/21A15CDE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554408

Geographic range:

  • Tockus leucomelas: Arid savanna of s-central and s Africa
English:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Czech:
zoborožec jihoafrický
German:
Südlicher Gelbschnabeltoko
Danish:
Kaffertoko
Spanish:
Toco Piquigualdo Sureño
Finnish:
etelänkeltatoko
French:
Calao leucomèle
Italian:
Bucero beccogiallo meridionale
Japanese:
minamikibashikosaichou
Japanese:
ミナミキバシコサイチョウ
Dutch:
Zuidelijke Geelsnaveltok
Norwegian:
Banantoko
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Banantoko
Polish:
toko czerwonolicy
Portuguese:
Calau-de-bico-amarelo
Russian:
Южный желтоклювый токо
Slovak:
toko červenolíci
Swedish:
sydlig gulnäbbstoko
Ukrainian:
Токо намібійський
Chinese:
南黄弯嘴犀鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Calao leucomèle ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Calao leucomèle ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill ( Tockus leucomelas) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tockus leucomelas [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tockus leucomelas [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tockus [flavirostris or leucomelas] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Geelbek Neushoringvoël, Geelbekneushoringvoël, Suidelike Geelbekneushoringvoël
Catalan: Calau becgroc del sud, Calau becgroc meridional
Czech: Zoborožec belozobý, zoborožec jihoafrický
Danish: Kaffertoko
German: Gelbschnabeltoko, Südgelbschnabeltoko, Südlicher Gelbschnabeltoko
English: Angola Yollow-billed Hornbill, Southern Yellow billed Hornbill, Southern Yellow-beaked Hornbill, Southern Yellowbilled Hornbill, Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill, Yellowbilled Hornbill, Yellow-billed Hornbill
English (IOC): Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Spanish: Toco Piquigualdo Sureño, Toco Sureño
Spanish (Spain): Toco Piquigualdo Sureño
Spanish (HBW): Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Estonian: lõuna-sarvnokk
Finnish: Etelänkeltatoko
French: Calao aux yeux rouges, Calao leucomèle, Petit Calao à bec jaune du sud
Hungarian: déli sárgacsőrű tokó
Italian: Bucero beccogiallo meridionale
Japanese: minamikibashikosaichou
Japanese: ミナミキバシコサイチョウ
Kwangali: Rukoko
Scientific: Buceros leucomelas, Tockus flavirostris leucomelas, Tockus leucomelas, Tockus leucomelas elegans, Tockus leucomelas leucomelas
Lithuanian: Pietinis tokas
Dutch: Geelsnaveltok, Zuidelijke Geelsnaveltok
Norwegian Nynorsk: Banantoko
Norwegian: Banantoko
Polish: toko czerwonolicy
Portuguese: *Calau-de-bico-amarelo, Calau-de-bico-amarelo
Russian: Южный желтоклювый ток, Южный желтоклювый токо
Slovak: toko cervenolíci, toko červenolíci
Shona: Goto
Swedish: Sydlig gulnäbbstoko
Tswana: Kôrwê
Turkish: Nübye (Güney) Sarı Gagalı Boynuzgagası
Tsonga: Nkorho
Ukrainian: Токо намібійський
Chinese: 南黄弯嘴犀鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 南方黃嘴犀鳥

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