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Species of Thailand

Yellow-crowned woodpecker

Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างหน้าผากเหลือง, nok hua khwaan daang naaphaak leuang

Binomial name: Leiopicus mahrattensis

The yellow-crowned woodpecker (Leiopicus mahrattensis) or Mahratta woodpecker is a species of small pied woodpecker found in the Indian subcontinent.

Description

Medium-sized, pale-headed, pied woodpecker. Upperparts black, heavily spotted and barred white. Underparts dark, steaked dingywithe with red belly patch. Irregular brown cheek and neck patches. Female has yellowish crown and nape. In male nape scarlet and fore-crown yellow.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Piciformes
Family
Picidae
Genus
Leiopicus
Species
Leiopicus mahrattensis

Common names

  • Thai: นกหัวขวานด่างหน้าผากเหลือง, nok hua khwaan daang naaphaak leuang

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)