Buff-spotted Woodpecker

Pardipicus nivosus - Pic tacheté

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adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pardipicus

  • Species
    :

    nivosus

Descriptor

Swainson, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 30 à 49 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic tacheté
♂ adult
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♀ adult

Buff-spotted Woodpecker (Pardipicus nivosus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Pardipicus nivosus nivosus (Gambia and Senegal to w DRCongo and n Angola)
  • Pardipicus nivosus poensis (Bioko I.. Gulf of Guinea.)
  • Pardipicus nivosus herberti (s Central African Republic to w Kenya south to sc and e DRCongo)

Foreign names

  • Pic tacheté,
  • Pito nevado,
  • pica-pau-malhado,
  • Termitenspecht,
  • Termietenspecht,
  • Picchio macchiecamoscio,
  • termitspett,
  • Rødnakkespett,
  • žlna termitová,
  • datel termitožravý,
  • Hvidplettet Spætte,
  • pikkutäplätikka,
  • picot de cara ratllada,
  • dzięciolik mały,
  • Термитовая кампетера,
  • ゴマダラアオゲラ,
  • 棕斑啄木鸟,
  • 棕點斑啄木,

Voice song and cries

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♀ adult

Habitat

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Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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