Species of Thailand
Picus puniceus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821
(In Thai: นกหัวขวานปีกแดง)
The crimson-winged woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the woodpecker family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It can grow up to 25 cm long. Its diet is mainly insects and larvae. It is a bright and colourful bird that is hard to misidentify.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Picus puniceus
- Thai: นกหัวขวานปีกแดง
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)