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The male seals the female inside a tree cavity during the breeding season and feeds her during this time. As soon as the oldest chick is 21–24 days old, the female reopens
the entrance to the cavity and participates in feeding the fledglings.
|Classification||Order: Bucerotiformes; family: hornbills (Bucerotidae)|
|Diet||Insects, seeds, chicks, small reptiles and fruits|
|Habitat||Open savannah with bushes and woodlands|
|Reproduction||2–7 eggs; incubation period: 23–25 days|