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Streak-throated woodpecker

Binomial name: Picus xanthopygaeus, John Edward Gray & George Robert Gray, 1847

The streak-throated woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus) is a species of woodpecker found in the Indian subcontinent.

Description

A medium-sized, green woodpecker with streaked throat and scaly whitish underparts. Green above with yellowish rump, white supercilia and white and black moustache. Crown red in male, blackish in female. Tail dark and plain. Small, dark bill.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Picus
Species
Picus xanthopygaeus

Synonyms

  • Picus myrmecophoneus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Picus xanthopygaeus 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 and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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