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Sooty barbet

In Thai: นกจอกป่าหัวโต, nok jok phaa hua to

Binomial name: Caloramphus hayii, John Edward Gray, 1831

The sooty barbet (Caloramphus hayii) is a species of bird in the family Megalaimidae. It is found in Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Sumatra and formerly Singapore where it is extirpated, . Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

This species is split from the brown barbet (C. fuliginosus) which is an endemic species on Borneo.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Megalaimidae
Genus
Caloramphus
Species
Caloramphus hayii

Common names

  • Thai: นกจอกป่าหัวโต, nok jok phaa hua to

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Sooty barbet, Caloramphus hayii in Thailand
Range map of Caloramphus hayii in Thailand