Great Hornbill
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Great Hornbill
Photographer: Kalyanvarma

Great Hornbill
Photographer: Mukesh Jain

Great Hornbill Range Map (S & S E Asia)
Great Hornbill Range Map (S & S E Asia)

Latin Name Buceros bicornis
Conservation Status Near Threatened
Location S & S E Asia
Colour Black & White
Length 95 - 120 cm (37.4 - 47.2 inches)
Wingspan 152 cm (60 inches)
Weight 2.2 - 4 kgs (4.9 - 8.8 lbs)
Life Expectancy Over 40 Yrs (in Captivity)


Great Hornbills can be found in south and south east Asia.


There are no subspecies of the Great Hornbill.

Interesting Facts

Great Hornbills are also known as:
Great Indian Hornbill
Great Pied Hornbill

The Great Hornbill is the State bird of Chin state in Myanmar, and Kerala and Arunachal in India.

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