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Rhyticeros narcondami Hume, 1873 – Narcondam Hornbill

Taxonomic Notes:

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

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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Rhyticeros narcondami Hume, 1873 – Narcondam Hornbill. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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