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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.


ClassificationOrder: Bucerotiformes; family: hornbills (Bucerotidae)
DietInsects, seeds, chicks, small reptiles and fruits
HabitatOpen savannah with bushes and woodlands
Reproduction2–7 eggs; incubation period: 23–25 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitungskarte Savannentoko