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Anorrhinus austeni (Jerdon, 1872) – Austen's Brown Hornbill

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Godwin Austen's Brown Hornbill and White-throated Brown Hornbill.

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:
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Identification:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits evergreen forests(up to 1,800m) in northeast India, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand. It is ominvorous and forages on fruits, seeds, insects, molluscs, and small vertebrates. In India, the breeding season occurs during April-July (BirdLife International 2018).

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 agricultural practices and logging. Another threat to it is hunting (BirdLife International 2018).


References:
BirdLife International 2018. Anorrhinus austeni . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T22731941A131871758. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22731941A131871758.en. Accessed on 15 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Anorrhinus austeni (Jerdon, 1872) – Austen's Brown Hornbill. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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