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Barred cuckoo-dove

Thai: นกเขาลายใหญ่, nok khao lai yai

Binomial name: Macropygia unchall, Johann Georg Wagler, 1827

The Barred Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia unchall) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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

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Scientific classification

Macropygia unchall

Common names

  • English: Barred cuckoo-dove
  • Thai: นกเขาลายใหญ่, nok khao lai yai

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Barred cuckoo-dove, Macropygia unchall in Thailand

Range map of Macropygia unchall in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

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

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