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Category:Rhyticeros - BirdForum Opus

Female Wreathed Hornbill
Photo by pN'd

Genus: Rhyticeros


Hornbills from Asia and Australasia. They share:

  • A low wreathed casque
  • A short all-white tail
  • Females are all black
  • Mainly frugivorous
  • Wander large distances in search of fruiting trees


Rhyticeros is a genus in the family Bucerotidae.
All species are sometimes included in Aceros.

Genus Rhyticeros viewedit
R. cassidix Knobbed Hornbill
R. everetti Sumba Hornbill
R. undulatus Wreathed Hornbill
R. subruficollis Plain-pouched Hornbill
R. narcondami Narcondam Hornbill
R. plicatus Blyth's Hornbill


  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334306

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Pages in category ‘Rhyticeros’

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.