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Bay woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานแดงหลังลาย, nok hua khwaan daeng lang lai

Binomial name: Blythipicus pyrrhotis, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1837

The bay woodpecker (Blythipicus pyrrhotis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Blythipicus
Species
Blythipicus pyrrhotis

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานแดงหลังลาย, nok hua khwaan daeng lang lai

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Bay woodpecker, Blythipicus pyrrhotis in Thailand
Range map of Blythipicus pyrrhotis in Thailand