Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hornbills :: Great Hornbill
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Great Indian Hornbill, Great Pied Hornbill, Giant Hornbill, Concave-casqued Hornbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSw. India. Himalayas to se. Asia. Sumatra;
(1) Main population in w. India along the base of the Himalayas from Uttah Pradesh (Garhwal Terai, Kumaon) to Assam (Tezu), s. Nepal, n. Bangladesh, Burma and offshore is. in the Mergui Archipelago (Kadan, Thayawthadangyi) to sw. China (Yunnan, w. Yingjiang and s. Xishuangbanna Districts), Thailand (offshore is. of Ko Chang and Ko Kram), Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, nc. peninsular Malaysia (Belum area s. to Bukit Fraser in Pahang, Gombak Valley and Grenting Simpah and offshore is. of Salanger, Lontar, Telibun, Terutau, Langkawi, Pinang, Dingings, Pangkor). An isolated population occurs on Sumatra.
(2) Sw. India (w. Ghats from Kolaba to Tenmalai).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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