Writhed Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus

Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Vieillot, 1816)

Red List Category

Criteria: 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 is likely to be small, as it is largely restricted to primary forest, and it should be carefully monitored.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 168,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/writhed-hornbill-rhabdotorrhinus-leucocephalus on 03/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 03/03/2024.