Grey-capped pygmy woodpecker
In Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างแคระ, nok hua khwaan daang khrae
Binomial name: Yungipicus canicapillus, Edward Blyth, 1845
The grey-capped pygmy woodpecker (Yungipicus canicapillus) is an Asian bird species of the woodpecker family (Picidae). It has a subspecies, Yungipicus canicapillus doerriesi, located primarily in Manchuria, eastern Siberia, and Korea. Some taxonomic authorities continue to place this species in the genus Dendrocopos or Picoides.
This is a small, dark woodpecker with dark irides. Barred black and white above, it usually has unbarred central tail feathers. Its dark buff underside has prominent dark streaking. The dark grey crown (with a red nape in males), strong black eyestripes, and thin dark malar stripes contrast with broad white supercilia and cheeks.
It occurs from Nepal to Myanmar and northern Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Piciformes Family Picidae Genus Yungipicus Species Yungipicus canicapillus
Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างแคระ, nok hua khwaan daang khrae
Dendrocopos canicapillus, Edward Blyth (1845) Picoides canicapillus, Edward Blyth (1845) Dryobates semicoronatus
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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Ao Phang-Nga National Park Bang Lang National Park Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area Chae Son National Park Chaloem Phrakiat Thai Prachan National Park Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Dan Sai District, Loei Doi Chong National Park Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Khun Tan National Park Doi Lang Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park Doi Phu Kha National Park Doi Suthep-Pui National Park Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary Hang Chat District, Lampang Hat Chao Mai National Park Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Huai Nam Dang National Park Kaeng Khoi District, Saraburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Khitchakut National Park Khao Laem National Park Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park Khao Luang National Park Khao Nam Khang National Park Khao Nan National Park Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sok National Park Khao Yai National Park Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary Khlong Phanom National Park Khon San District, Chaiyaphum Khun Phawo National Park Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai Khura Buri District, Phang Nga Ko Phayam Ko Phra Thong Ko Tao Laem Son National Park Mae Moei National Park Mae Ping National Park Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Mae Sot District, Tak Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Mae Wong National Park Mu Ko Ranong National Park Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Maha Sarakham District, Maha Sarakham Mueang Nakhon Nayok District, Nakhon Nayok Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Mueang Phang Nga District, Phang Nga Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Mueang Phuket District, Phuket Mueang Satun District, Satun Mueang Tak District, Tak Nam Nao National Park Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Ob Khan National Park Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary Pai District, Mae Hong Son Pha Daeng National Park Pha Taem National Park Phu Chi Fa Forest Park Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Kradueng National Park Phu Langka National Park Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Ruea National Park Phu Soi Dao National Park Phu Suan Sai National Park Phu Wiang National Park Phunphin District, Surat Thani Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Sakaerat Environmental Research Station San Kala Khiri National Park Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi Sirinat National Park Sri Nakarin Dam National Park Sri Phang-nga National Park Taksin Maharat National Park Takua Pa District, Phang Nga Tha Chana District, Surat Thani Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi Thai Mueang District, Phang Nga Thalang District, Phuket Thale Ban National Park Thap Lan National Park Thung Salaeng Luang National Park Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary Yan Ta Khao District, Trang Range map of Yungipicus canicapillus in Thailand
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