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Black-and-buff woodpecker

Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างท้องดำ, nok hua khwaan daang thong dam

Binomial name: Meiglyptes jugularis, Edward Blyth, 1845

The black-and-buff woodpecker (Meiglyptes jugularis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

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

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Meiglyptes
Species
Meiglyptes jugularis

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างท้องดำ, nok hua khwaan daang thong dam

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Black-and-buff woodpecker

Black-and-buff woodpecker

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Distribution map of Black-and-buff woodpecker, Meiglyptes jugularis in Thailand

Range map of Meiglyptes jugularis 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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