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Rufous-necked Hornbills


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The Rufous-necked Hornbills (Aceros nipalensis) occurs naturally in South Asia.



This hornbill is found in Bhutan, north-east India, Burma, southern Yunnan and south-east Tibet, Nepal, China, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.

This species is endangered in its habitat with an estimated surviving population of less than 10,000 individuals.



The Rufous-necked Hornbill measures 120 cm (48 in) or more in length.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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