Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis

Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Hodgson, 1829)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This large hornbill qualifies as Vulnerable because it has a small, rapidly declining population as a result of destruction of evergreen forest and hunting (BirdLife International 2001).

Population size: 7000-10000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,300,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Aceros nipalensis. Downloaded from on 20/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/11/2018.