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Species of Thailand

Rufous-bellied woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างท้องน้ำตาลแดง, nok hua khwaan daang thong namtaan daeng

Binomial name: Dendrocopos hyperythrus, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1831

The rufous-bellied woodpecker (Dendrocopos hyperythrus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, North Korea, South Korea, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Dendrocopos
Species
Dendrocopos hyperythrus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างท้องน้ำตาลแดง, nok hua khwaan daang thong namtaan daeng

Synonyms

  • Hypopicus hyperythrus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Rufous-bellied woodpecker, Dendrocopos hyperythrus in Thailand
  • Mae Ping National Park
  • Thap Lan National Park
Range map of Dendrocopos hyperythrus in Thailand