Species Details


Wreathed Hornbill Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Rhyticeros undulatus
Family : Bucerotidae
Order : Bucerotiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Wreathed hornbill is a large black bird with a white tail and a large,corrugated bill.Male differs from female where male:rufous crown and nape,wax-yellow bill.Rest of the body is glossy-black except for the white tail and it has got red-blood iris.Female differs from the male by its black head and neck,brown iris and yellow bill.Both sexes have greenish to balckish-slaty legs and feet.Juveniles resembles the adult except for some changes.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: robbythai(www.inaturalist.org/people/robbythai),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Marc Andersonmore information, please contact us.