Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil

Family: Bucerotidae (Hornbills)

Authority: (Forster, 1781)

Red List Category

Criteria: A3cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Critically Endangered owing to severe hunting pressure and habitat loss. The level of hunting is expected to increase and spread across the range, given the value that is placed on the species's casque in illegal trade.

BirdLife Species Champion: The Peter SmithTrust

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 3,570,000 km2

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rhinoplax vigil. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.