French: Calao à casque rouge German: Runzelhornvogel Spanish: Cálao arrugado
Other common names:
Sunda Wrinkled Hornbill
Subspecies and Distribution
R. c. rugosus
(Begbie, 1834) – S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (including islands of Rupat and Payong) and Batu Is (off W Sumatra); recorded in SW Cambodia.
R. c. corrugatus
(Temminck, 1832) – Borneo.
65–70 cm; male 1590 g. Large hornbill with pale tail. Male crown, hindneck, body and wings black; sides of head, neck and upper breast white, tail white with black base... read more
A series of doubled or tripled nasal barks, “cow-cow....cow-cow...” or “keh-keh-keh...keh-keh...”.
Lowland evergreen forest, including coastal swamp-forest; extends into selectively logged forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Variety of lipid-rich drupes and some figs; also some animal items when available. Forages mainly in large emergent trees, searching among... read more
Little known in wild. Lays in Jan–May. Nest in natural cavity in large tree; female seals nest with droppings and food remains. In... read more
Extensive local movements to track availability of fruiting trees and attend communal roosts; even... read more
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Previously considered Near Threatened. CITES II. Always uncommon, but now very rare in many parts of Malay Peninsula; may be extinct in Thailand; still reasonably... read more
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