Few Ground Hornbill Chicks Found in Kruger This Year

Adult female, Red facial skin with a violet blue patch under bill Adult male, Completely red facial skin. Male, about four years old, facial skin almost completely red with yellow patches on borders. Females at some age will also have yellow, but already have the violet patch under the bill.
Juvenile male, about three years old. Facial skin a mixture of red and yellow. Females at this age will already be showing the violet blue under the bill. Juvenile male, about two years old. Very mottled facial skin, Violet blue already showing underthe bill. Males at this age are also mottled with yellow and red but lacking the blue. Juvenile male, about three months and one year old. Completely beige facial skin. The eyes are still blue. Males and females look identical at this age.

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