He was able even to identify the species, for there are many species of hornbill, known under the generic name, Bucerus.
The actions of the hornbill are in keeping with its appearance.
He wondered whether even the archangels understood the hornbill.
The hornbill is famous for the size and shape of its bill, which is very large.
If the hornbill be the clown of the forest, the adjutant is the buffoon of the open plain.
"I can swallow a plantain at one gulp," said hornbill proudly.
They also brought a curious fighting ornament worn on the head, made of upper bills of the hornbill.
Some of them wore on the head the scarlet beak of the hornbill; these had taken heads.
I believe the bird is a kind of toucan or hornbill, but the people here call it a crane.
In this case my pet was a hornbill, a bird of discordant note, and with a huge beak, and a box-like crowned head.