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Diard's trogon

In Thai: นกขุนแผนหัวดำ, nok khun phaen hua dam

Binomial name: Harpactes diardii, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1832

Diard's trogon (Harpactes diardii) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

Aplodermatinae is the African subfamily consisting of one genus, Apaloderma. The Asian subfamily is Harpactinae and contains two genera, Harpactes and Apalharpactes.

Males are black headed and breasted with a pink breast line. Females are brown headed and breasted with pink under parts.

The Diard's trogon eats caterpillars, beetles, stick- insects, locustids and other Orthoptera, and fruits.

The Diard's trogon breeding times range from February to August. February to mid-May in Malaysia; Mid-May to August in Borneo.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Trogoniformes
Family
Trogonidae
Genus
Harpactes
Species
Harpactes diardii

Common names

  • Thai: นกขุนแผนหัวดำ, nok khun phaen hua dam

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Diard's trogon, Harpactes diardii in Thailand
Range map of Harpactes diardii in Thailand