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Species of Thailand

Red-headed trogon

Binomial name: Harpactes erythrocephalus (John Gould, 1834)

The red-headed trogon (Harpactes erythrocephalus) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family. The species is endemic across much of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Description

The male is almost completely red with light brown and grey wings and a blue bill.

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Videos of Red-headed trogon

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    Red-headed trogon

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    Red-headed trogon

  • Red-headed trogon (female)

    Red-headed trogon (female)

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Trogoniformes
Family
Trogonidae
Genus
Harpactes
Species
Harpactes erythrocephalus

Red-headed trogon is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Harpactes erythrocephalus in Thailand

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