The Brown-fronted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos auriceps) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.
A medium-sized, pied woodpecker with yellow in crown. White-barred (rather than spotted) black underparts, prominent black moustache extending to breast and black-streaked white underparts. Vent deep pink. In male forecrown brown, centre yellow, rear red with black rear neck. In female whole crown yellow.