Species of Thailand

Scarlet-breasted flowerpecker

Prionochilus thoracicus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1836

(In Thai: นกกาฝากอกแดง)

The scarlet-breasted flowerpecker (Prionochilus thoracicus) is a species of bird in the family Dicaeidae.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical swamps.

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
Dicaeidae
Genus
Prionochilus
Species
Prionochilus thoracicus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกาฝากอกแดง

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (ONEP)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (BCST)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Scarlet-breasted flowerpecker, Prionochilus thoracicus in Thailand
  • Ao Phang-Nga National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
  • Thalang District, Phuket
Range map of Prionochilus thoracicus in Thailand