Bay woodpecker

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Bay woodpecker
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis Mizoram (2).JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Blythipicus
B. pyrrhotis
Binomial name
Blythipicus pyrrhotis
(Hodgson, 1837)

The bay woodpecker (Blythipicus pyrrhotis) is a species of bird in the family Picidae.

It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Blythipicus pyrrhotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.