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Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

The Scaly-bellied Woodpecker (Picus squamatus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan.

Habitat

Its natural habitats are boreal forests, temperate forests, and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description

Large, green woodpecker with distinct scaling from breast to vent. Similar to Streak-throated Woodpecker but larger and with unstreaked throat and upper breast. Black moustache and black bored white supercilia. Tail strongly barred. Crown red in male, blackish in female. Large pale bill.





                                     



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