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Ocyceros birostris head.jpg
Head of Indian grey hornbill, woodcut from The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Genus: Ocyceros
Hume, 1873

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Ocyceros is a genus of birds in the family Bucerotidae. Established by Allan Octavian Hume in 1873, it contains the following species,[1] which are limited to the Indian subcontinent.[2]


  1. ^ a b "ITIS Report: Ocyceros". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Kinnaird, Margaret F.; O'Brien, Timothy G. (2007). The Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest. Chicago, IL, US: University of Chicago Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-226-43712-5.