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Bamboo woodpecker

Thai: นกหัวขวานป่าไผ่, nok hua khwaan paa phai

Binomial name: Gecinulus viridis, Edward Blyth, 1862

The bamboo woodpecker (Gecinulus viridis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Scientific classification

Gecinulus viridis

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานป่าไผ่, nok hua khwaan paa phai

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Bamboo woodpecker

Bamboo woodpecker

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Distribution map of Bamboo woodpecker, Gecinulus viridis in Thailand

Range map of Gecinulus viridis in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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