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Species of Thailand

Laced woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวป่าไผ่, nok hua khwaan khiew paa phai

Binomial name: Picus vittatus, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1818

The laced woodpecker (Picus vittatus) is a species of bird in the family Picidae.

It is found throughout Southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. A sole specimen recorded for Bangladesh has since been reidentified as a streak-breasted woodpecker.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical mangrove forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Picus
Species
Picus vittatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวป่าไผ่, nok hua khwaan khiew paa phai

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Laced woodpecker, Picus vittatus in Thailand
Range map of Picus vittatus in Thailand