|Weight:||Male: 1.25 –1.36 kg.|
Female: 1.47 kg.
The White-crowned Hornbill, also known as the long-crested hornbill or white-crested hornbill, is a large species of hornbill with a length of 83-102 cm and a weight of 1.3-1.5 kg. Their plumage is black and white; the head, neck, breast and tail are white, while the remaining plumage is black. They have a white crown of feathers at the top of the head. Between their eye and bill and on the throat, there is bare dark blue skin and the bill is mainly black with a yellowish base.Females are slightly smaller than malesand have a black neck and underparts. They White-Crowned Hornbill is listed as ‘Near Threatened’ by IUCN Red List.
Did you know...?
…that white-crowned hornbills are one of the oldest hornbill species. DNA analysis shows that their species has been alive for more than 47 million years!