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 rapidly declining population as a result of the destruction of evergreen forest and hunting.

Population size: 7000-10000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,580,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Aceros nipalensis. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.