Wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus)

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IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • The wreathed hornbill has a large range stretching from southern Butan to Indonesia.
  • Wreathed hornbills are usually found in broad-leaved, evergreen forests.
  • Before laying eggs, female hornbills seal themselves in a natural cavity using mud, droppings and fruit pulp.
  • The male hornbill feeds the female and the chicks through a narrow slit for up to eight months.
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Wreathed hornbill fact file

Wreathed hornbill description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCoraciiformes
FamilyBucerotidae
GenusAceros (1)

Information on the wreathed hornbill (Aceros undulatus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Wreathed hornbill status

The wreathed hornbill is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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