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Species of Thailand

Streak-throated woodpecker

In Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวท้องลาย, nok hua khwaan khiew thong lai

Binomial name: Picus xanthopygaeus, John Edward Gray & George Robert Gray, 1847

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Picus
Species
Picus xanthopygaeus

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวท้องลาย, nok hua khwaan khiew thong lai

Synonyms

  • Picus myrmecophoneus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Range map of Picus xanthopygaeus in Thailand