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Pale-headed Woodpecker

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Pale-headed Woodpecker Bamboo Woodpecker Alternate name
Gecinulus grantia Scientific name 
Piciformes                   Order
Picidae                  Family   
25cm Length
Forest and shrubland in: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand & Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects, larvae. Food   Diet
Female lacks red head.   Habits
737 World Number

Least Concern


Photo by Thet Zaw Naing all rights reserved

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A Field Guide to the birds of the Indian Subcontinent Krys Kazmierczak

Illustrated by Ber van Perlo all rights reserved

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Pale-headed Woodpecker song and calls (Gecinulus grantia)
Craig Robson XC19331

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