Grey-headed Woodpecker

Picus canus - Pic cendré

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Picus

  • Species
    :

    canus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 38 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 125 à 165 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 11 Subspecies

  • Picus canus canus (n and c Europe to w Siberia)
  • Picus canus jessoensis (e Siberia to ne China, Korea and n Japan)
  • Picus canus kogo (c China)
  • Picus canus guerini (nc and ec China)
  • Picus canus sobrinus (se China and ne Vietnam)
  • Picus canus tancolo (Hainan I.. off se China. and Taiwan)
  • Picus canus sordidior (se Tibet and sw China to ne Myanmar)
  • Picus canus sanguiniceps (ne Pakistan to n India and w Nepal)
  • Picus canus hessei (Nepal and ne India to Myanmar and Indochina)
  • Picus canus robinsoni (w Malaysia)
  • Picus canus dedemi (Sumatra)

Foreign names

  • Pic cendré,
  • Pito Cano,
  • Peto-cinzento,
  • Grauspecht,
  • Hamvas küllő,
  • Grijskopspecht,
  • Picchio cenerino,
  • Gråspett,
  • Gråspett,
  • žlna sivá,
  • žluna šedá,
  • Gråspætte,
  • harmaapäätikka,
  • picot cendrós,
  • Gráspæta,
  • dzięcioł zielonosiwy,
  • pelēkā dzilna,
  • pivka,
  • Седой дятел,
  • Pelatuk muka-kelabu,
  • ヤマゲラ,
  • 灰头绿啄木鸟,
  • นกหัวขวานเขียวหัวดำ,
  • 綠啄木〔灰頰綠啄木,灰頭綠啄木〕,

Voice song and cries

Pic cendré
♂ adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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