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Hemprich's Hornbill Lophoceros hemprichii

IUCN Red List history

Year Category
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern

Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency Medium
Land mass type   Average mass -

Distribution

  Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 547,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -

Population & trend

  Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals Unknown not applicable Not Applicable 0
Population trend Stable -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulation - - -
Generation length (yrs) 9.8 - - -
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is reported to be widespread and common in Ethiopia and uncommon elsewhere (del Hoyo et al. 2001).
Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Country/Territory distribution

Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Breeding Non-breeding Passage Resident
Djibouti Native Extant       Yes
Eritrea Native Extant       Yes
Ethiopia Native Extant       Yes
Kenya Native Extant       Yes
Somalia Native Extant       Yes
South Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Sudan Native Extant       Yes
Uganda Native Extant       Yes

Important Bird Areas where this species has triggered the IBA criteria

Country/Territory IBA Name IBA link
Djibouti Forêt de Day site factsheet
Djibouti Mabla site factsheet
Eritrea Arboroba escarpment site factsheet
Eritrea Asmara escarpment site factsheet
Eritrea Central Plateau (Keren) site factsheet
Eritrea Mareb escarpment site factsheet
Eritrea Semenawi Bahri site factsheet
Eritrea Southern Plateau: Furrus site factsheet
Ethiopia Abijatta - Shalla Lakes National Park site factsheet
Ethiopia Arero forest site factsheet
Ethiopia Awash National Park site factsheet
Ethiopia Nechisar National Park and surroundings site factsheet
Ethiopia Omo National Park site factsheet
Ethiopia Yabello Sanctuary site factsheet
Kenya Lake Baringo site factsheet
Kenya Lake Bogoria National Reserve site factsheet
Kenya Lake Nakuru National Park site factsheet
Somalia Boorama plains site factsheet
Somalia Daalo site factsheet
Somalia Gacan Libaax site factsheet
Somalia Saylac site factsheet
South Sudan Bandingilo site factsheet
South Sudan Boma site factsheet
South Sudan Kidepo site factsheet
Uganda Mount Moroto Forest Reserve site factsheet

Habitats & altitude

Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Wetlands (inland) Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) major resident
Altitude 0 - 4300 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Lophoceros hemprichii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Least Concern
Family Bucerotidae (Hornbills)
Species name author (Ehrenberg, 1833)
Population size Unknown mature individuals
Population trend Stable
Distribution size (breeding/resident) 547,000 km2
Country endemic? No
Links to further information
- Summary information on this species
- Projected distributions under climate change