VU
Northern Ground-hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus



Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Boddaert, 1783)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd+3bcd+4bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species is tentatively suspected to be declining rapidly as a result of habitat loss and degradation, and intentional hunting; similar to its close relative Bucorvus leadbeateri. As such it is listed here as Vulnerable.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 8,880,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Bucorvus abyssinicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2019.