Species of Thailand

Maroon woodpecker

Blythipicus rubiginosus, William John Swainson, 1837

(In Thai: นกหัวขวานแดง)

The maroon woodpecker (Blythipicus rubiginosus) is a species of bird in the family Picidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, southern Myanmar, Singapore, and southern Thailand.

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

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Blythipicus
Species
Blythipicus rubiginosus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานแดง

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Maroon woodpecker, Blythipicus rubiginosus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Blythipicus rubiginosus in Thailand