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 Bycanistes fistulator

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Dowsett, R. J.; Forbes-Watson, A. D. 1993. Checklist of birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Tauraco Press, Li
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Taxonomic note

Bycanistes fistulator and B. sharpii (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as B. fistulator following Dowsett & Forbes-Watson (1993), and before then were present in the genus Ceratogymna as C. fistulator following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993). 

Ceratogymna fistulator Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993), Ceratogymna fistulator fistulator Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993)

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Bycanistes fistulator. Downloaded from on 31/05/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 31/05/2016.

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 Not Recognised
Family Bucerotidae (Hornbills)
Species name author (Cassin, 1852)