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Scarlet-rumped trogon

Thai: นกขุนแผนตะโพกแดง, nok khun phaen taphok daeng

Binomial name: Harpactes duvaucelii, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1824

The scarlet-rumped trogon (Harpactes duvaucelii) is a species of bird in the Trogonidae family.

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

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Harpactes duvaucelii

Common names

  • Thai: นกขุนแผนตะโพกแดง, nok khun phaen taphok daeng

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Scarlet-rumped trogon

Scarlet-rumped trogon

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Distribution map of Scarlet-rumped trogon, Harpactes duvaucelii in Thailand

Range map of Harpactes duvaucelii 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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