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Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil



Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Forster, 1781)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered owing to severe hunting pressure and habitat loss. The level of hunting is expected to increase and spread across the range, given the value that is placed on the species's casque in illegal trade.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,540,000 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: Rhinoplax vigil. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2018.