Species Details

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Grey‑capped Pygmy Woodpecker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Picoides canicapillus
Family : Picidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Greycrowned Pigmy Woodpecker
Habitat : Deciduous forest
Description : Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker is a small,dark woodpecker with dark iris.Barred black and white above and dark buff underside with prominent dark streaking.The dark grey crown with a red nape present in males.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;photo credit: markus lilje(www.inaturalist.org/people/ markus lilje),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;more information, please contact us.