Species Details

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Pale‑headed Woodpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Gecinulus grantia
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Bamboo jungles and secondary growths in moist-deciduous forests.
Description : Pale-headed Woodpecker is a crimson-brown bird with a pale bill which looks dull crimson-brown from above and dull maroon brown from below. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Francesco Veronesi (www.inaturalist.org/people/Francesco Veronesi ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;David Edwardsmore information, please contact us.