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Alternate name
Dendropicos griseocephalus Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Picidae                  Family   
20cm               Length
Forest, shrubland and wetland 450 - 3,700 m in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Rep. of CongoMalawi, Mozambique, Namibia, RwandaSouth Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat -Range
2-3 white eggs incubation and care by both sexes Clutch  
Insects, larvae. Food   Diet
Usually in pairs. Habits
620 World Number

Least Concern


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Birding Southern Queensland

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Embedded sound Olive Woodpecker Call
(Dendropicos griseocephalus)
Louis A. Hansen XC28976
01-04-2007, Tanzani

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