This omnivorous bird has been made famous by the movie The Lion King, where it is used as a character named Zazu. As a common resident to the reserve it is not rare to see these hornbills, but every guests’ reaction to this bird is one of amazement. The huge yellow bill leaves everyone fascinated and obsessed with trying to get a photo.
The southern yellow-billed hornbill is a hornbill found in southern Africa and a sociable species, generally living in small groups. It is distinguished by its very large, downwardly curved yellow beak, giving it the nickname of the ‘flying banana’.
|Subject||2 × 1 cm, Aquarell|
|Paper||300g Water Color Paper|
|Dimensions||20 × 20 cm|