Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Oriental Pied Hornbill Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Anthracoceros albirostris
Family : Bucerotidae
Order : Bucerotiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Indian Pied Hornbill, Pied Hornbill
Habitat : Broadleaved evergreen and deciduous forests.
Description : Oriental Pied Hornbill is a large bird with a casque on the bill and a long tail.The female smaller than male.Male:upperparts with glossy-black,black tail and underparts with white.Its bill and casque are yellow with a black tip.It has reddish irises and greenish-slate legs and feet.Female:brown irises and a more widespread black portion of the back and casque.Juveniles have a narrower tail along with smaller bill and casque.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Ahsan Uddin Chowdhury(www.xeno-canto.org/Ahsan Uddin Chowdhury), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.