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Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Leiopicus mahrattensis
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker
Habitat : Villages
Description : This is a description of a woodpecker that is relatively small in size, measuring 17.5 cm (6.9 inches) and weighing between 28 to 46 grams (1-1.6 ounces). It has a pale head and a black upper-body with heavy white spots and bars. Its underparts are dark with dingy white streaks and a red patch on its belly. The woodpecker also has irregular brown patches on its cheeks and neck. In the female, the crown and nape are yellowish while the male has a scarlet nape and a yellow fore-crown.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Dave Curtis(www.inaturalist.org/people/Dave Curtis),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Peter Boesmanmore information, please contact us.