Writhed Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus

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Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c;C1

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known species is listed as Near Threatened as it is likely to be declining moderately rapidly owing to habitat loss, as well as exploitation by hunters and trappers. Its population size could be small, as it is largely restricted to primary forest, and it should be carefully monitored.

Population size: Unknown mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 90,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island - Continental islands include all other islands or island groups. Generally they were once part of continents and lie on a continental shelf of < 200 m sea depth.
Realm - Indomalayan - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2016.