Wreathed Hornbill (species: Rhyticeros undulatus) in taxonomy (Gaia Guide)
Rhyticeros undulatus
Wreathed Hornbill

©Bernard Dupont: Male Wreathed Hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus)

©Gunawan Kartapranata: Male Wreathed Hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus)

©Magalhães on Wikipedia: Female Wreathed Hornbill (Rhyticeros undulatus)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Bucerotidae
Genus Rhyticeros
Species Rhyticeros undulatus
Status least concern

Distinguishing features

They are quite sexually dimorphic. Both sexes are similar to the respective sexes of the closely related Plain-pouched Hornbill, but the Wreathed Hornbill can be recognized by the dark bar on the lower throat. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 100 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found in forests from far north-eastern India and Bhutan, east and south through mainland south-east Asia and the Greater Sundas, except Sulawesi. (Wikipedia)

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