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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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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

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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