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Little cuckoo-dove

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)

Little cuckoo-dove

Little cuckoo-dove

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

Range map of Macropygia ruficeps 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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