VU
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros



Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: Linnaeus, 1758

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is largely restricted to extensive tracts of primary evergreen forest within a region experiencing high rates of deforestation. Even though the species is widespread within its range, high hunting pressure is exacerbating the population decline caused by habitat loss. The species is suspected to undergo a large population reduction over the next three generations. Therefore, it is listed as Vulnerable.



Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,370,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Buceros rhinoceros. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2018.