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(Picus miniaceus) 镶红绿啄木鸟
Size: 25 cm - C/RB - Forests
Distinguished from Crimson-Winged Woodpecker by faint-black barring on its back and under-parts. Male has red malar patch and more distinct barring; note the strong legs and toes typical of all woodpecker.
A penetrating, descending peew.
Found in primary and secondary rainforest, forest edges, nearby plantation and sometimes gardens. Often sits high on a branch, calling regularly throughout the morning. It feeds high on large branches and sometimes low in scrub, mainly on ants. The nest hole is excavated in a dead tree.
Common breeding resident throughout Singapore
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- [2013-01-12 6:19]
What a lovely shot of the Banded Woodpecker.
The detail, colour, detail and DOF is excellent.
- [2013-01-12 9:26]
Hola Ang, que belleza de foto y de especie, me encanta la composición, el BG, la luz y la expresión del ave; una foto perfecta para mi...saludos.
Excellent photograph, excellent sharpness, good composition, excellent background.
Matrix! No PP