African Grey Woodpecker

Dendropicos goertae - Pic goertan

Pic goertan
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dendropicos

  • Species
    :

    goertae

Descriptor

Müller, PLS, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic goertan
♂ adult
Pic goertan
♀ adult

African Grey Woodpecker (Dendropicos goertae) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Dendropicos goertae goertae (Senegal and Gambia to Mali.)
  • Dendropicos goertae koenigi (Mali to w Sudan)
  • Dendropicos goertae abessinicus (e Sudan to w Ethiopia)
  • Dendropicos goertae centralis (Sierra Leone to Nigeria, s Sudan, w Kenya and nw Tanzania)
  • Dendropicos goertae meridionalis (s Gabon and nw Angola to sc DRCongo)

Foreign names

  • Pic goertan,
  • Pito gris occidental,
  • pica-pau-cinzento,
  • Graubrustspecht,
  • szürkebegyű harkály,
  • Grijsgroene Specht,
  • Picchio grigio maggiore,
  • gulbukig askspett,
  • Askehodespett,
  • ďateľ sivý,
  • datel šedoprsý,
  • Gulbuget Askespætte,
  • liekkitikkanen,
  • picot gris occidental,
  • dzięcioł popielaty,
  • Серогрудый африканский дятел,
  • ハイイロゲラ,
  • 灰啄木鸟,
  • 灰啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Pic goertan
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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