Streak-throated woodpecker

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Streak-throated woodpecker
Streak Throated Woodpecker (7554092814).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Picus
Species: P. xanthopygaeus
Binomial name
Picus xanthopygaeus
(J. E. Gray & G. R. Gray, 1847)
Synonyms

Picus myrmecophoneus

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

Description[edit]

Male at BR Hills

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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