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Maroon woodpecker

Thai: นกหัวขวานแดง, nok hua khwaan daeng

Binomial name: Blythipicus rubiginosus, William John Swainson, 1837

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

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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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานแดง, nok hua khwaan daeng

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Maroon woodpecker, Blythipicus rubiginosus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Banthad Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok 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

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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