Species of Thailand
Psittaparus bakeri, Ernst Johann Otto Hartert, 1900
(In Thai: นกปากนกแก้วหัวสีส้ม)
The rufous-headed parrotbill (Psittiparus bakeri), or greater rufous-headed parrotbill, is a parrotbill in the family Sylviidae and is found in eastern Asia from the eastern Himalayas to Indochina.
Taxonomy and systematics
The rufous-headed parrotbill was alternatively considered as a member of the Old World babblers family, Timaliidae, or in a distinct family Paradoxornithidae, but is now classified with the Sylviid babblers by the IOC. It was formerly considered as conspecific with the white-breasted parrotbill.
Distribution and habitat
The natural habitats of the rufous-headed parrotbill are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Accidental
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Psittaparus bakeri
- Thai: นกปากนกแก้วหัวสีส้ม
- Paradoxornis ruficeps
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Near Threatened (ONEP)
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