Species of Thailand
Harpactes orrhophaeus, Jean Louis Cabanis & Ferdinand Heine, 1863
(In Thai: นกขุนแผนตะโพกสีน้ำตาล)
The cinnamon-rumped trogon (Harpactes orrhophaeus) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
It is threatened by habitat loss.
The male has a black hood, blue bill, an eyebrow and an eye ring. The upper part is pale brown and the lower part is pink-red. The tail is brown above and it has a white under tail with black borders.
Females have a dark brown head with chestnut around the eye and lores. The lower part is yellowish.
This bird feeds primarily on insects 2–3 meters above ground.
The habitat of this species is humid evergreen forests in Peninsular Thailand and Malaysia. It is restricted to closed canopy lowland forests (up to 180 m).
This species builds its nest in cavity about 1.5 meters above ground and the clutch size is 2 eggs.
This species is sedentary, it does not migrate.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Rare
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Harpactes orrhophaeus
- Thai: นกขุนแผนตะโพกสีน้ำตาล
Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)
Near Threatened (BirdLife)
Critically Endangered (ONEP)
Critically Endangered (BCST)