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Orange-backed woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานหลังสีส้ม, nok hua khwaan lang see som

Binomial name: Reinwardtipicus validus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825

The orange-backed woodpecker (Chrysocolaptes validus) is a woodpecker found in southern Thailand, Malaya, Sarawak and Sabah in Malaysia, Brunei, Sumatra and Java. It is a member of the family Picidae.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Reinwardtipicus
Species
Reinwardtipicus validus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานหลังสีส้ม, nok hua khwaan lang see som

Subspecies

  • Orange-backed woodpecker, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825

    Range: Java

  • Reinwardtipicus validus xanthopygius, Friedrich Hermann Otto Finsch, 1905

    Range: Thailand (extreme south) to Sumatra, Borneo, Riau Arch., North Natuna Is.

Synonyms

  • Chrysocolaptes validus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1825)
  • Reinwardtipicus validus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1825)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Orange-backed woodpecker, Reinwardtipicus validus in Thailand
Range map of Reinwardtipicus validus in Thailand