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Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

Male in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

The Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Habitat

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Description

A medium-sized, pied woodpecker. Upperparts black, heavily barred white. Undertail red, breast und belly buffwith light flank barring and slight side streaking. Withish cheeks partly bordered by black line. Crown red in male with orange forehead, black in female.





                                     



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