Species of Thailand
Thai: นกหัวขวานปีกแดง, nok hua khwaan peek daeng
Binomial name: Picus puniceus, Thomas Horsfield, 1821
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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- Picus puniceus
- Thai: นกหัวขวานปีกแดง, nok hua khwaan peek daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
No photo for this species yet
- Bang Lang National Park
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Nam Khang National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Sok National Park
- Kui Buri National Park
- San Kala Khiri National Park
- Sri Phang-nga National Park
- Thale Ban National Park
- Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Picus puniceus in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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