Northern Ground-hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus


Borrow, N.; Demey, R. 2014. Birds of Western Africa: Second Edition. Christopher Helm, London.

Dowsett-Lemaire, F.; Dowsett, R.J. 2014. The Birds of Ghana: An Atlas and Handbook. Tauraco Press, Liège, Belgium.

Kemp, A. 1995. The hornbills. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Kemp, A. C.; Boesman, P. 2017. Northern Ground-hornbill (Bucorvus abyssinicus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (ed.), Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, pp. (retrieved from on 6 January 2017). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

The contributors to the West African DataBase Managed by Joost Brouwer, Ulf Liedén and Tim Wacher.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Hornbill Specialist Group

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Bucorvus abyssinicus. Downloaded from on 08/12/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/12/2021.