Olive Woodpecker

Dendropicos griseocephalus - Pic olive

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dendropicos

  • Species
    :

    griseocephalus

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 33 à 51 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Olive Woodpecker (Dendropicos griseocephalus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Dendropicos griseocephalus ruwenzori (Angola, n Zambia, n Malawi and c Tanzania to se DR Congo and sw Uganda.)
  • Dendropicos griseocephalus kilimensis (n and e Tanzania)
  • Dendropicos griseocephalus griseocephalus (s Mozambique to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Pic olive,
  • Pito Oliváceo,
  • Pica-pau-de-cabeça-cinzenta,
  • Goldrückenspecht,
  • Olijfspecht,
  • Picchio olivaceo,
  • Olivspett,
  • Sothodespett,
  • ďateľ olivový,
  • datel šedohlavý,
  • Olivengrøn Spætte,
  • vihertikkanen,
  • Gryskopspeg,
  • picot olivaci,
  • dzięcioł ciemnogłowy,
  • Золотоспинный африканский дятел,
  • ハイガシラゲラ,
  • 非洲灰啄木鸟,
  • 非洲灰頭啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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