Anthracoceros coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) - Malabar Pied Hornbill

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 

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This species is uncommon. It inhabits evergreen and deciduous forests on the hilly regions of central and south India and Sri Lanka. It possibly forages on fruits (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 
According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to large-scale agriculture and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2016).
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh3131
Maharashtra21242228355
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total243732283561
BirdLife International 2016. Anthracoceros coronatus . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22682433A92945240. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22682433A92945240.en. Accessed on 15 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Anthracoceros coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Malabar Pied Hornbill. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/anthracoceros-coronatus, accessed 2024/06/25.