Species of Thailand

Rufous-crowned babbler

Malacopteron magnum, Thomas Campbell Eyton, 1839

(In Thai: นกกินแมลงหัวแดงใหญ่)

The rufous-crowned babbler (Malacopteron magnum) is a species of bird in the family Pellorneidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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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

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pellorneidae
Genus
Malacopteron
Species
Malacopteron magnum

Common names

  • Thai: นกกินแมลงหัวแดงใหญ่

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BCST)

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Rufous-crowned babbler

Range Map

Distribution map of Rufous-crowned babbler, Malacopteron magnum in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Malacopteron magnum in Thailand