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White crested hornbill

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Bucerotidae
Scientific name  Tropicranus albocristatus
Higher classification  Tropicranus
Order  Bucerotiformes
Subfamily  Bucerotinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
White-crested hornbill LongtailedWhite Crested Hornbill AZ Birds
Genus  Tropicranus W.L. Sclater, 1922
Similar  Hornbill, Black dwarf hornbill, Red‑billed dwarf hornbill, African pied hornbill, Piping hornbill

On location the white crested hornbill


The white-crested hornbill (Tropicranus albocristatus), also known as the long-tailed hornbill, is a species of hornbill (family Bucerotidae) found in humid forests of Central and West Africa. It is monotypic within the genus Tropicranus, but is sometimes included in the genus Tockus instead.

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Taxonomy

White-crested hornbill Whitecrested Hornbill Tropicranus albocristatus also known as

There are three subspecies, which differ primarily in the amount of white to their head and neck and the presence or absence of white tips to the wing-coverts:

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  • Tropicranus albocristatus albocristatus (Cassin, 1848) – Guinea to the Ivory Coast.
  • Tropicranus albocristatus cassini (Finsch, 1903) – from Nigeria east to Uganda and south to Angola.
  • Tropicranus albocristatus macrourus (Bonaparte, 1850) – Ivory Coast and Ghana.
  • Range

    White-crested hornbill The White Crested Hornbill aka longtailed hornbill is found in

    The white-crested hornbill has a large range in Africa, occurring in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. It is frequent in parts of its range. Although its population is difficult to estimate, it is not thought to be threatened.

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    References

    White-crested hornbill Wikipedia


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