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Fulvous-breasted woodpecker

Binomial name: Dendrocopos macei, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1818

The fulvous-breasted woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, India and Myanmar. The freckle-breasted woodpecker was formerly considered conspecific with this species.

Description

A medium-sized, pied woodpecker. Upperparts black, heavily barred white. Undertail red, breast und belly buffwith light flank barring and slight side streaking. Withish cheeks partly bordered by black line. Crown red in male with orange forehead, black in female.

Habitat

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Dendrocopos
Species
Dendrocopos macei

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Dendrocopos macei in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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