Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis


BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Chimchome, V.; Vidhidharm, A.; Simchareon; Saksit; Bumrungsri, S.; Poonswad, P. 1997. Comparative study of the breeding biology and ecology of two endangered hornbill species in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand. In: Poonswad, P. (ed.), The Asian hornbills: ecology and conservation, pp. 111-129. Biotec, Bangkok.

Choudhury, A. 2003. Birds of Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary and Sessa Orchid Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Forktail 19: 1-13.

Choudhury, A. 2009. Significant recent ornithological records from Manipur, north-east India, with an annotated checklist. Forktail 25: 71-89.

Datta, A. 2002. Status of hornbills and hunting among tribal communities in eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Unpublished Report. Submitted to the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York and WCS-India Program, Bangalore.

Le Manh Hung, Tran Thieu Du, and Giang A. Long. 2004. Building the foundation for conservation of Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis in Tao communem Mucangchai district, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam. Hanoi Birdwatching Club and Yen Bai provincial Forest Protection Department.

Naing, T. Z. 2015. Distribution and status of Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis in Myanmar. Malayan Nature Journal 67(158-172).

Naniwadekar, R. and Datta, A. 2013. Spatial and temporal variation in hornbill densities in Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, north-east India. Tropical Conservation Science 6: 734-748.

Naniwadekar, R., Mishra, C., Isvaran, K., Madhusudan, M. D., and Datta, A. 2015. Looking beyond parks: the conservation value of unprotected areas for hornbills in Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalaya. Oryx 49: 303-311.

Naniwadekar, R.; Mishra, C.; A., and Datta, A. . 2015b. Fruit resource tracking by hornbill species at multiple scales in a tropical forest in India. Journal of Tropical Ecology 31(477-490).

Poonswad, P., A. C. Kemp, and M. Strange. 2013. Hornbills of the world: A photographic guide. Draco Publishing and Distributions Pte. Ltd.,Singapore and Hornbill Research Foundation, Thailand.

Spierenburg, P. 2005. Birds in Bhutan: status and distribution. Oriental Bird Club, Bedford, U.K.

Tifong, J.; Chimchome, V.; Poonswad, P. and Pattnavibool, A. 2007 . Home range and habitat use of Rufous-necked Hornbill (Aceros nipalensis) by radio tracking in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Uthai Thani Province. Thailand Journal of Forestry 26: 28-39.

Trisurat, Y.; Chimchome, V.; Pattanavibool, A.; Jinamoy, S.; Thongaree, S.; Kanchanasakha, B.; Simcharoen, S.; Sribuarod, K.; Mahannop, N.; Poonswad. P. 2013. An assessment of the distribution and conservation status of hornbill species in Thailand. Oryx 47: 441-450.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Hornbill Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Aceros nipalensis. Downloaded from on 08/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/08/2020.