Species of Thailand
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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Videos of Orange-backed woodpecker
- Reinwardtipicus validus
- Thai: นกหัวขวานหลังสีส้ม, nok hua khwaan lang see som
Orange-backed woodpecker, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825
Reinwardtipicus validus xanthopygius, Friedrich Hermann Otto Finsch, 1905
Range: Thailand (extreme south) to Sumatra, Borneo, Riau Arch., North Natuna Is.
- Reinwardtipicus validus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1825)
- Chrysocolaptes validus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1825)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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- Bang Lang National Park
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Banthad Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- San Kala Khiri National Park
- Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Reinwardtipicus validus in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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