Indian Grey-Hornbill

The Indian Grey Hornbill is a common hornbill found on the Indian subcontinent. It is mostly arboreal and is commonly sighted in pairs. They have grey feathers all over the body with a light grey or dull white belly. The horn is black or dark grey with a casque extending up to the point of curvature in the horn. They are one of the few hornbill species found within urban areas in many cities where they are able to make use of large avenue trees.

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Author: J.M.Garg
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The Indian Grey-Hornbill is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Indian Grey-Hornbill Ocyceros biostris * Genus Anthracoceros * Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus * Oriental Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris * Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus * Palawan Hornbill Antracoceros marchei * Sulu Hornbill Anthracoceros montani * Genus Buceros More

Order : Coraciiformes
Family : Bucerotidae
Genus : Ocyceros
Species : birostris
Authority : (Scopoli, 1786)