Species of Thailand
Psilopogon mystacophanos, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1824
(In Thai: นกโพระดกคางแดง)
The red-throated barbet (Psilopogon mystacophanos) is a species of bird in the family Megalaimidae.
It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical swamps.
It is threatened by habitat loss.
This bird measures 22.7-24.2 cm (8.9-9.5 inches) in length. It weighs 60-95 grams (2.1-3.4 ounces).
The male is mainly green. He has a red crown, throat, and spot below throat. He also has a black spot above each eye and a yellow crown patch. There is also some blue near his eyes and on the lower part of his throat. The female lacks most of the male's face coloration, but otherwise similar. Juveniles resemble females.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Psilopogon mystacophanos
- Thai: นกโพระดกคางแดง
Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)
Near Threatened (BirdLife)
Near Threatened (ONEP)
Near Threatened (BCST)