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Bamboo Woodpecker

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Gecinulus viridis Scientific name
Piciformes Order
Picidae Family
25- 26 cm Length
Moist forest between 600 - 1,400 m in: Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Wood boring insccts, larvae. Food  
738 - TSN: 686601 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status


Czech: datel bambusový
Danish: Bambusspætte
German: Bambusspecht, Blaßkopf-Bambusspecht, Blasskopfspecht, Rotscheitel-Bambusspecht
English: Bamboo Woodpecker
Spanish: Pito del Bambú Sureño
Estonian: punapea-bambuserähn
Finnish: Bambutikka
French: Pic des bambous
Italian: Picchio del bambù
Japanese: aotakegera
Japanese: アオタケゲラ
Latin: Gecinulus grantia viridis, Gecinulus viridis
Dutch: Bamboespecht
Norwegian: Bambusspett
Polish: bambusowiec zielony
Russian: Бамбуковый дятел
Slovak: gera bambusová
Swedish: Bambuspett
Thai: นกหัวขวานป่าไผ่, นกหัวขวานป่าไฝ่
Chinese: 竹啄木鸟

Sub-species Gecinulus viridis
Gecinulus viridis robinsoni
Gecinulus viridis viridis

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