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Hornbill: Trumpeter

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Charming1 » Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:26 pm

We have 5 in our garden. 2 sleep in a London Plane tree and 3 in a Cherry Blossom tree. When they all voice their opinions at the same time, it starts my huskies howling.......... the noise is rather loud....... especially around 4am. So if you see me lurking and homeless....... the neighbours have objected to their wild alarm clocks!

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Unread postby Lion Cub » Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:45 pm

Hi everyone

Today I have a Trumpeter Hornbill for you!!

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:00 am

Nyala Loop in December 2010.

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Leeukos » Sun May 13, 2012 8:03 am

I saw this Trumpeter Hornbill close to the Gardenia Bird Hide in the South of the Kruger National Park.

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:48 pm

Oribi Gorge KZN

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Phokojwe » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:44 pm

First time for me - 12 December 2013

H4-1 between Skukuza and Lower Sabie

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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby Hippotragus » Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:29 pm

Great photo, Phokojwe!!

I've seen lots of them at St Lucia, Zululand, where they are very common.

KNP sightings: Saw a solitary one on the S25, next to the Crocodile River, a few years ago. Heard and then saw them at Crooks' Corner in October this year.
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Re: Hornbill: Trumpeter

Unread postby yoda » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:42 am

Last week i stopped on the H4-1 to watch some elephants on the far bank of the Sabie.

There was a pair of Trumpeters calling in a tree next to my car.
Searched for them as best as i could from within the confines of my car, but i never saw them :(


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