Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis)

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Great hornbill fact file

Great hornbill description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCoraciiformes
FamilyBucerotidae
GenusBuceros (1)

Information on the great hornbill is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Concave-casqued hornbill, great Indian hornbill, great pied hornbill, Indian concave-casqued hornbill, Indian hornbill.
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Great hornbill status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (April, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Great hornbill at nest hole  
Great hornbill at nest hole

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