Rhyticeros narcondami Hume, 1873 - Narcondam Hornbill

Subspecies in India

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

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Rhyticeros narcondami - Narcondam Hornbill



This endemic species is rare. It inhabits undisturbed dense forests of Narcondam island of the east Andaman, mostly nesting below 200m asl (BirdLife International 2017).  

Conservation Status:

 

 

This species is listed as Endangered 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 stable since 1998, with the current population size estimated at 50-249 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from cutting trees and predator attacks by feral cats (BirdLife International 2017).
 

 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total

BirdLife International 2017. Rhyticeros narcondami (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22682531A110038017. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22682531A110038017.en. Accessed on 31 January 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Rhyticeros narcondami Hume, 1873 – Narcondam 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/rhyticeros-narcondami, accessed 2024/06/25.