Species of Thailand
Thai: นกขุนแผนหัวแดง, nok khun phaen hua daeng
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.
The male is almost completely red with light brown and grey wings and a blue bill.
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- Harpactes erythrocephalus
- Thai: นกขุนแผนหัวแดง, nok khun phaen hua daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
- Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Khitchakut National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Yai National Park
- Khon San District, Chaiyaphum
- Mae Wong National Park
- Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
- Nam Nao National Park
- Pang Sida National Park
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
- Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Phu Suan Sai National Park
- Salak Pra Wildlife Sanctuary
- Taksin Maharat National Park
- Thong Pha Phum National Park
- Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Harpactes erythrocephalus 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, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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