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Red-throated barbet

Thai: นกโพระดกคางแดง, nok phoradok khaang daeng

Binomial name: Psilopogon mystacophanos, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1824

The red-throated barbet (Megalaima mystacophanos) 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 subtropical or tropical swamps.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Videos of Red-throated barbet

  • Red-throated barbet (male)

    Red-throated barbet (male)

  • Red-throated barbet

    Red-throated barbet

Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกโพระดกคางแดง, nok phoradok khaang daeng

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Red-throated barbet, Psilopogon mystacophanos in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Hat Yai District, Songkhla
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kaeng Krung National Park
  • Khao Banthad Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Chong
  • Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khiri Rat Nikhom District, Surat Thani
  • Khuan Khanun District, Phatthalung
  • Khura Buri District, Phang Nga
  • Kromluang Chumphon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Mueang Ranong District, Ranong
  • Phato District, Chumphon
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Sirinat National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat
  • Sukhirin District, Narathiwat
  • Tai Rom Yen National Park
  • Thalang District, Phuket
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Yan Ta Khao District, Trang

Range map of Psilopogon mystacophanos 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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