Gabon Woodpecker

Dendropicos gabonensis - Pic du Gabon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dendropicos

  • Species
    :

    gabonensis

Descriptor

Verreaux, J Verreaux, É, 1851

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 24 à 30 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic du Gabon
♂ adult
Pic du Gabon
♂ adult

Gabon Woodpecker (Dendropicos gabonensis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Dendropicos gabonensis gabonensis (s Cameroon to w Uganda, DRCongo and n Angola)
  • Dendropicos gabonensis reichenowi (s Nigeria and sw Cameroon)

Foreign names

  • Pic du Gabon,
  • Pito del Gabón,
  • Gabunspecht,
  • Gabonspecht,
  • Picchio del Gabon,
  • gabonspett,
  • Flekkspett,
  • ďateľ gabonský,
  • datel gabonský,
  • Gabonspætte,
  • pisaratikkanen,
  • picot del Gabon,
  • dzięcioł pręgouchy,
  • Габонский саванный дятел,
  • ゴマフゲラ,
  • 加蓬啄木鸟,
  • 加彭啄木,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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published: - Updated: 13-03-2019
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