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Anthracoceros coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Malabar Pied Hornbill

Taxonomic Notes:

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


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni,R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Anthracoceros coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Malabar Pied Hornbill. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1158/Anthracoceros-coronatus
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