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Red-crowned barbet

Thai: นกโพระดกหลากสี, nok phoradok laak see

Binomial name: Psilopogon rafflesii, René-Primevère Lesson, 1839

The Red-crowned Barbet (Megalaima rafflesii) is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Feeding habits

The prey of Red-crowned Barbet include land snails of the genus Amphidromus.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Megalaimidae
Genus
Psilopogon
Species
Psilopogon rafflesii

Common names

  • Thai: นกโพระดกหลากสี, nok phoradok laak see

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Red-crowned barbet (megalaima rafflesii)

Red-crowned barbet (megalaima rafflesii)

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Distribution map of Red-crowned barbet, Psilopogon rafflesii in Thailand

Range map of Psilopogon rafflesii 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 and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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