|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Common Golden-Backed Woodpecker is considered to be a locally common species which occurs in|
S & SE Asia including Java, Bali, Borneo and the Philippines. They are found in moist secondary and
open forests, open deciduous woodland, scrub and mangroves. Common Golden-Backed Woodpeckers
favor penang and coconut groves, gardens, cultivations, park land and golf courses. It is evident the species
is very diversified based on the variety of habitats itís found in. They are found at all heights, but seem to
prefer lower parts of large as well as young trees.
The diet consists of ants, insect larvae, small scorpions, cockroaches and other insects.
taken from: http://www.nashvillezoo.org/piciformes/pdf/BreedingGBWP.pdf
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