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Sooty barbet

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

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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Distribution map of Sooty barbet, Caloramphus hayii in Thailand

Range map of Caloramphus hayii 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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