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Laced woodpecker

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 Picidae family.

It is found in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and perhaps Bangladesh.

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

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Scientific classification

Picus vittatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวป่าไผ่, nok hua khwaan khiew paa phai

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Laced woodpecker, Picus vittatus in Thailand

Range map of Picus vittatus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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