Species of Thailand

Streak-throated woodpecker

Picus xanthopygaeus, John Edward Gray & George Robert Gray, 1847

(In Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวท้องลาย)

The streak-throated woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus) is a species of woodpecker found in the Indian subcontinent.

Description

A medium-sized, green woodpecker with streaked throat and scaly whitish underparts. Green above with yellowish rump, white supercilia and white and black moustache. Crown red in male, blackish in female. Tail dark and plain. Small, dark bill.

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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
Picidae
Genus
Picus
Species
Picus xanthopygaeus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวท้องลาย

Synonyms

  • Picus myrmecophoneus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Critically Endangered (ONEP)

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Critically Endangered (BCST)

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Streak-throated woodpecker

Range Map

Distribution map of Streak-throated woodpecker, Picus xanthopygaeus in Thailand
  • Thap Lan National Park
Range map of Picus xanthopygaeus in Thailand