Species of Thailand
Thai: นกหัวขวานจิ๋วอกแดง, nok hua khwaan jiu ok daeng
Binomial name: Sasia abnormis, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1825
The rufous piculet (Sasia abnormis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.
It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. This species is one of the world's smallest woodpeckers and is the smallest woodpecker found outside of the Americas. In this species the length can range from 8 to 10 cm and the average body mass is around 9.2 g.
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- Sasia abnormis
- Thai: นกหัวขวานจิ๋วอกแดง, nok hua khwaan jiu ok daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Bang Lang National Park
- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park
- Khao Luang National Park
- Khao Nam Khang National Park
- Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
- Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park
- Khao Sok National Park
- Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khuan Khanun District, Phatthalung
- Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
- San Kala Khiri National Park
- Sri Phang-nga National Park
- Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
- Tha Phae District, Satun
- Thale Ban National Park
- Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
- Yan Ta Khao District, Trang
Range map of Sasia abnormis 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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