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White-browed piculet

Binomial name: Sasia ochracea, Brian Houghton Hodgson, 1836

The white-browed piculet (Sasia ochracea) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

This bird utilizes bamboo to make nests and living areas. It uses its feet to pick up broken bamboo, and its beak to tear off bamboo that is partially broken.

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Videos of White-browed piculet

  • White-browed piculet - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    White-browed piculet - Kaeng Krachan National Park

  • White-browed piculet - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    White-browed piculet - Kaeng Krachan National Park

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Sasia
Species
Sasia ochracea

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

White-browed piculet

White-browed piculet

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Range map of Sasia ochracea in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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