Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata

Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Temminck, 1831)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been uplisted to Vulnerable because observations regarding threats and the disappearance of the species from many areas strongly imply that it is undergoing a rapid population decline owing to on-going and unsustainable hunting pressure, habitat loss and fragmentation.

Population size: 8000-9000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,880,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Ceratogymna elata. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.