The Yellow-billed Hornbill is a common resident in Southern Africa. They are commonly seen in scrub and dry woodland areas. The Yellow-billed Hornbill is a medium sized bird, with length between 48 to 60 cm, characterized by a long yellow beak with a casque (only in males). The skin around the eyes and in the malar stripe is vivid red-coloured. White belly, grey neck, and black back with abundant white spots and stripes.