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SPECIES INFO

The Darjeeling Woodpecker (Dendrocopos darjellensis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Description

A medium-sized pied woodpecker with yellow neck sides. Black upperparts with large white, scapular patches and white barred flight feathers and tail sides. Male has red nape patch. White cheeks and long black moustache extending to upper breast. Black-streaked, yellow-buff below with red vent. Long bill.





                                     



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