The Rufous-necked Hornbill is now Vulnerable species. Numbers have declined significantly due to habitat loss and hunting, and it has been entirely extirpated from Nepal. It is estimated that there are now less than 10,000 adults remaining. The nesting period is from March to June, the trees preferred are tall and have broad girths. If you want to watch this species, you must go to the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary of West Bengal.
Date Taken: Apr 13, 2017
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Lens: Sigma 150-600 mm contemporary
Focal Length: 562 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250 sec