Species of Thailand

Ratchet-tailed treepie

Temnurus temnurus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825

(In Thai: นกกะลิงเขียดหางหนาม)

The ratchet-tailed treepie (Temnurus temnurus) is a species of bird in the crow and jay family Corvidae. The species is also known as the notch-tailed treepie. It is monotypic within the genus Temnurus.

The species has a disjunct distribution in Southeast Asia and China. One population is found in southern Thailand, another in southern Vietnam, another in central and northern Vietnam and Laos, and the last in Hainan in China. Its natural habitat tropical moist broadleaf evergreen lowland forests, and secondary forest and scrubland.

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Category / Seasonal Status

Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental

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
Passeriformes
Family
Corvidae
Genus
Temnurus
Species
Temnurus temnurus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกะลิงเขียดหางหนาม

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (ONEP)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (BCST)

- LC; no conservation issues -

Photos

Ratchet-tailed treepie
Ratchet-tailed treepie, Temnurus temnurus

Range Map

Range map of Temnurus temnurus in Thailand