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Oriental Pied Hornbill

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  • Icterus spurius
  • Icterids

About the Oriental Pied Hornbill

The Oriental Pied Hornbill is a large species of hornbill that has a native range reaching from the Indian Subcontinent across southeast Asia to Vietnam and Malaysia.

Oriental Pied Hornbills live in subtropical or tropical forest habitat. They dine on fruit and small animals including frogs, lizards, and large insects.

The plumage of an Oriental Pied Hornbill is predominantly black and white. The bird is most easily recognized by its extremely large, light-colored bill.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 13 October 2012
Scientific Name Anthracoceros albirostris
  • Coraciiformes
  • Bucerotidae
  • Anthracoceros
  • A. albirostris
Birdorable Family Toucans, Hornbills & Barbets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 27 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
21.6 to 23.6 inches
9 to 14 inches
Range West Asia Central Asia South Asia

International Names

  • 冠斑犀鸟 (Chinese)
  • zoborožec bělolící (Czech)
  • Broget Næsehornsfugl (Danish)
  • Bonte Neushoornvogel (Dutch)
  • intiansarvinokka (Finnish)
  • Calao pie (French)
  • Orienthornvogel (German)
  • Bucero bianco e nero orientale (Italian)
  • キタカササギサイチョウ (kitakasasagisaichou) (Japanese)
  • Orienthornfugl (Norwegian)
  • dzioborozec orientalny (Polish)
  • Индийская птица-носорог (Russian)
  • Cálao Claro Oriental (Spanish)
  • Orienthornkorp (Swedish)