Another species like it is called the Abyssinian hornbill.
"Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa" by David Livingstone
He remembered a hornbill, which was simply a huge yellow beak with a small bird tied on behind it.
"The Man Who Was Thursday" by G. K. Chesterton
The two Celebes Hornbills have no close allies in those which abound in the surrounding countries.
"The Malay Archipelago" by Alfred Russell Wallace
They also brought a curious fighting ornament worn on the head, made of upper bills of the hornbill.
"Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines" by H. Wilfrid Walker
The hornbill darts with a succession of long bounding flights from one tall tree to another.
"Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier" by James Inglis
A hornbill sitting on a dead branch caught sight of us and flapped heavily away emitting horrid squawks.
"Camps and Trails in China" by Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
The jealous-hearted Hornbill of the Old World never trusts his spouse to wander away from the nest after her duties there once begin.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
For he could see at a glance that the bird so assailing him was a hornbill; and a moment's reflection told him it was the cock.
"The Castaways" by Captain Mayne Reid
For instance, the African hornbills, and one or more of the Asiatic species, are carnivorous, and some even carrion-eaters.
"The Cliff Climbers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Hornbills are fruit-eating birds, and would be good roasted.
"Fire Island" by G. Manville Fenn
If it were not so small I should say it was a nest from the way that great hornbill keeps flapping about and screeching.
"Nat the Naturalist" by G. Manville Fenn
Several other hornbills act in the same way.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
On passing near the tree where the doctor had seen the hornbills, they observed one of the birds poking its long beak out of its hole.
"The South Sea Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Hornbills are to be numbered among the curiosities of nature.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
Equally abundant are the hornbill cuckoos, and on almost every tree may be seen sitting a hawk or a buzzard.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
HORNBILL, African, inflation of the neck-wattle of the male during courtship, ii.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
With a measured flapping of wings a brilliantly plumaged hornbill passed over our heads.
"Life in an Indian Outpost" by Gordon Casserly
The Hornbill is famous for the size and shape of its bill, which is very large.
"Natural History in Anecdote" by Various
Hornbills have also turned wild, so we can find nothing to replenish our larder but an occasional kid.
"Siam" by George B. Bacon
Several large hornbills inhabit the highest trees in the forest.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various