Hornbills for Sale

(Bucerotidae)

Hornbills are large tropical birds known for their enormous, flat bills and monogamous and social behaviors. They currently only reside in Tropical Africa and Asia.

 

The large bills they are made famous for are actually made of a light and spongy material. Its skeletal helmet is accommodating as well and its neck bones are fused together to support the weight, an uncommon trait among birds. Other unusual traits can be found in this bird species. It's the only known bird with eyelashes!

2 toucanetts 1 hornbill

  • Price: $1,500.00
  • Name: Exotic birds in the cloud
  • Posted: 05/01/2024
  • Phone: 9546320863
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Florida
  • Website: WWW.EXOTICBIRDSINTHECLOUDS.COM

Emerald toucanette Aracari toucanette Red billed horn bill Call or text 954-632-0863 www.exoticbirdsintheclouds.com

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Toucans and Hornbills

  • Price: 15,000
  • Name: Bret
  • Posted: 03/28/2024
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Georgia

1 Curl Crested Aracari, available when weaned- 5000 2.2 Black Casqued Hornbills, subadults(pictured)- 15,000 per pair

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green crested turacos persa persa

  • Price: $750.00
  • Name: Chase
  • Posted: 03/16/2024
  • Phone: 9795493337
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Texas

2 adult female Persa Turacos available. $750 each will ship from Houston if needed. also available White cheek hen violet male von der decken hornbill hen

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Black Casqued Hornbill Pair

  • Price: $15,000.00
  • Name: Bret
  • Posted: 02/14/2024
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Georgia

Subadult pair of Black Casqued Hornbills, fairly calm. $15,000

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Trumpeter Hornbill

  • Price: $3,000.00
  • Name: Chris Estep Toucan Jungle
  • Posted: 01/30/2024
  • Phone: 7606720127
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California
  • Website: http://www.ToucanJungle.com

Parent Raised in Large outside flight 2023 season Hatched male Please email for hand fed males in 2024 season ( Hand fed hens all spoken for )

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Blue Crowned Pigeons

  • Price: $2,500.00
  • Name: Chris Estep Toucan Jungle
  • Posted: 01/30/2024
  • Phone: 7606720127
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California
  • Website: http://www.ToucanJungle.com

Blue Crowned Pigeons, Many for sale, hand fed from the egg & parent raised. Hand fed young are very socialized with humans, dogs & Dinosaurs as you can see. Nothing scares them...lol $2500.00 each Prefer local pick-up at office location in Vista b...

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2023 female Von der Decken's hornbills

  • Name: Bobby
  • Posted: 01/01/2024
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Arizona

We have two, 2023 female Von der Decken's hornbills available. They are $1,000, plus shipping. Thanks, Bobby

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African grey hornbill

  • Name: Noun
  • Posted: 11/23/2023
  • Phone: 323767-6141
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California

Perfect condition, super tame ,Hand fed baby $1100

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African grey hornbill babies

  • Name: Noune
  • Posted: 10/11/2023
  • Phone: 3237676141
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California

hand fed babies, super tame $1100 each

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Birds

  • Price: $123,456.00
  • Name: Mj
  • Posted: 09/11/2023
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Maryland

Several birds for sale 1.o greater flamingo Abdmin storks 3 yellow hooded blackbirds 0.1 trumpeter hornbill white ear pheasant lady Amherst figurita pigeons

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Von der decken hornbill

  • Name: Noun
  • Posted: 08/31/2023
  • Phone: 323-767-6141
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: California

Hand fed baby, perfect condition $1100 each

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Southern Ground Hornbill

  • Name: SM
  • Posted: 08/31/2023
  • Phone: 5408173241
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Virginia

Available Southern Ground Hornbill MALES. 1 Male was imported from Africa as a juvenile. He is pinioned. Aprox: 30 years old. This species lives 50 -70 years I have pairs older than this bird that are active breeders still. He broke part of his upp...

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Female Von der Decken's hornbills

  • Name: Bobby
  • Posted: 08/28/2023
  • Email: Email Seller
  • Location: Arizona

We have 3, female, 2023 Von der Decken's hornbills. They have been DNA confirmed. We are asking $1,100 each for them. Thanks, Bobby

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Types of Hornbills for Sale

Hornbill Breeding

These birds live within families or multiple families that could include up to hundreds of birds. They nest inside holes of trees, protected from monkeys. After a male has wooed a female bird of his choice with a gift of food, the female will board herself up in the nest within the tree from the inside, and the male will assist in imprisoning her from the outside to protect her from potential predators while incubating their brood. During and after incubation the male will bring food and fruit regurgitated to the nest for the female and her chicks up to ten times per hour! The male is capable of bringing 60 different kinds of fruits regurgitated to the nest at one time and 24,000 fruits over the entire period of nesting. From courtship to offspring, the male's main priority is proving he can provide well for his partner. It is because of the lifelong monogamous relationships between the Hornbills that tribes regard this bird as a symbol of purity and fidelity.

What do Hornbills Eat?

The Hornbills living with multiple families are subject to a system of hierarchy. The smaller species eat a diet mainly consisting of insects and the larger of the species eat mainly fruit. They don't eat too large of kernels and seeds are able to pass through their system without causing any damage. They even eat a poisonous nut from the Strychnine Tree but are safe because they don't crack it during feeding. Although all species mainly eat insects or fruit, they all consume approximately 14% of their diets in animals. They attack their prey with their large bills and use their wings to shield them from any backlash. They will prey on lizards, other birds and their eggs, snails, rodents and other small animals.

How Long do Hornbills Live?

Large Hornbills can live to be 30 years of age. Many tribes in Africa believe that the bird is the messenger of God. In many cultures, the large species of Hornbill's beaks and feathers were a precious material to make things from. The Chinese during the Ming Dynasty called the bill “Ho Ting” and were a prized material worth more than jade or gold because of its ivory-like characteristics. In other places in the world, the bird is not so highly regarded. Farmers kill them before they can smash their beaks into the windows of their structures, thinking that the reflection is that of another bird. Hornbills are very territorial.

Comments

  • Pedro Gonzalez on September 27
    Hi. I’m interested in buying a Trumpeter hornbill. And also a Con Der Decken Hornbill. I have experience with HornBills and would give them the attention and the proper Care that They need.