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Species of Thailand

Little cuckoo-dove

In Thai: นกเขาลายเล็ก, nok khao lai lek

Binomial name: Macropygia ruficeps, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1834

The Little Cuckoo-Dove (Macropygia ruficeps) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

It is found in Brunei, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Macropygia
Species
Macropygia ruficeps

Common names

  • English: Little cuckoo-dove
  • Thai: นกเขาลายเล็ก, nok khao lai lek

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Little cuckoo-dove

Range Map

Distribution map of Little cuckoo-dove, Macropygia ruficeps in Thailand
Range map of Macropygia ruficeps in Thailand