Rufous Woodpecker

Micropternus brachyurus - Pic brun

Pic brun
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Micropternus

  • Species
    :

    brachyurus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1818

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 55 à 84 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic brun
♀ adult
Pic brun
♀ adult

Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 10 subspecies

  • Micropternus brachyurus brachyurus (Java)
  • Micropternus brachyurus jerdonii (c and s India, Sri Lanka)
  • Micropternus brachyurus humei (nw India to w Nepal)
  • Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps (c Nepal and ne India to sw and s China, n and e Thailand and Myanmar)
  • Micropternus brachyurus annamensis (Laos, Cambodia and s Vietnam)
  • Micropternus brachyurus fokiensis (se China and n Vietnam)
  • Micropternus brachyurus holroydi (Hainan I.. off se China.)
  • Micropternus brachyurus williamsoni (sw and c Thailand)
  • Micropternus brachyurus badius (Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Bangka, Belitung and Nias Is.)
  • Micropternus brachyurus badiosus (Borneo and n Natuna Is.)

Foreign names

  • Pic brun,
  • Carpintero rufo,
  • pica-pau-ruivo,
  • Rötelspecht,
  • Rosse Specht,
  • Picchio rossiccio,
  • rostspett,
  • Maurspett,
  • mravcožlna krátkochvostá,
  • datel rezavý,
  • Rustfarvet Spætte,
  • aasiantöyhtötikka,
  • picot rogenc,
  • rdzawodrwal,
  • Рыжий дятел,
  • Pelatuk kijang,
  • クリチャゲラ,
  • 栗啄木鸟,
  • นกหัวขวานสีตาล,
  • 栗啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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