Species of Thailand

Sooty barbet

Caloramphus hayii, John Edward Gray, 1831

(In Thai: นกจอกป่าหัวโต)

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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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
Piciformes
Family
Megalaimidae
Genus
Caloramphus
Species
Caloramphus hayii

Common names

  • Thai: นกจอกป่าหัวโต

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (ONEP)

Range Map

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