Monteiro's Hornbill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Subfamily: Bucerotinae
Genus: Tockus
Lesson, 1830

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Tockus is a genus of the Bucerotidae family (hornbills). They are found in Africa.


The White-crested Hornbill is sometimes placed in Tockus, but most now place it in Tropicranus.


  • Gordon Lindsay Maclean - Robert's Birds of South Africa, 6th Edition

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