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Species of Thailand

Black-headed woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวตะโพกแดง, nok hua khwaan khiew taphok daeng

Binomial name: Picus erythropygius, Daniel Giraud Elliot, 1865

The black-headed woodpecker (Picus erythropygius) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Picus
Species
Picus erythropygius

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวตะโพกแดง, nok hua khwaan khiew taphok daeng

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Black-headed woodpecker
Black-headed woodpecker (male)
Black-headed woodpecker (female)

Range Map

Distribution map of Black-headed woodpecker, Picus erythropygius in Thailand
Range map of Picus erythropygius in Thailand