Japanese pygmy woodpecker

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Japanese pygmy woodpecker
Japanese pygmy woodpecker in Sakai, Osaka, February 2016.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Yungipicus
Species: Y. kizuki
Binomial name
Yungipicus kizuki
(Temminck, 1836)

Picoides kizuki
Dendrocopos kizuki

The Japanese pygmy woodpecker (Yungipicus kizuki) is a species of woodpecker found in Russia, China, North Korea, South Korea and Japan.[1][2] Some taxonomic authorities continue to place this species in the genus Dendrocopos or Picoides.