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Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri) Fact Sheet: Bibliography & Resources

Bibliography

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Bruyns R, Williams V, Cunningham A. 2013. Finely Ground-Hornbill: the sale of Bucorvus cafer in a traditional medicine market in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. In: Alves R, Rosa I, editors. Animals in Traditional Folk Medicine. Heidelberg (DE): Springer. p. 475-486.

Coetzee H. 2010. Observations of Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri grooming common warthog Phacochoerus africanus. African Journal of Ecology. 48(4):1131-1133. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01203.x

Coetzee H, Werner N, van Rensburg L. 2014. An exploration of cultural beliefs and practices across the Southern Ground-Hornbill's range in Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 10:28. DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-28

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Engelbrecht D, Theron N, Turner A, van Wek J, Pienaar K. 2007. The status and conservation of Southern Ground Hornbills Bucorvus leadbeateri in the Limpopo province, South Africa. In: Kemp A, Kemp M, editors. The Active Management of Hornbills and Their Habitats for Conservation. Proceedings of the 4th International Hornbill Conference, Mabula Game Lodge. Bela-Bela, South Africa. Pretoria (ZA): Naturalists and Nomads. p. 231-240.

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Galama W, King C, Brouwer K. 2002. EAZA Hornbill Management and Husbandry Guidelines. 94 p.

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Hulley P, Craig A. 2007. The status of the Southern Ground-Hornbill in the Grahamstown region, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Ostrich. 78(1):89-92. DOI: 10.2989/OSTRICH.2007.78.1.13.57

Kemp A. 1988. Bucerotidae, hornbills. In: Fry H, Keith S, Urban E, editors. The Birds of Africa. London (GB): Academic Press. p. 375-413.

Kemp A. 2000. Southern Ground Hornbill. In: The Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. Johannesburg (ZA): Birdlife South Africa.

Kemp A, Begg K. 1996. Nest sites of the Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, and conservation implications. Ostrich. 67(1):9-14. DOI: 10.1080/00306525.1996.9633773

Kemp A, Begg K. 2001. Comparison of time-activity budgets and population structure for 18 large-bird species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Ostrich. 72(3-4):179-184. DOI: 10.2989/00306520109485314

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Kemp A, Joubert S, Kemp M. 1989. Distribution of Southern Ground Hornbills in the Kruger National Park in relation to some environmental features. South African Journal of Wildlife Research. 19(3):93-98.

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Kemp A, Kemp M, Turner A. 2007. What has become of eggs and chicks of Southern Ground Hornbills harvested from the Kruger National Park? In: Kemp A, Kemp M, editors. The Active Management of Hornbills and Their Habitats for Conservation. Proceedings of the 4th International Hornbill Conference, Mabula Game Lodge, Bela-Bela, South Africa. Pretoria (ZA): Naturalists and Nomads. p. 267-286.

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