Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Rufous-bellied Woodpecker

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus

Described by: Vigors (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-bellied Pied Woodpecker, Rufous-bellied Sapsucker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides hyperythrus


Kilburry, Uttaranchal, India - Apr, 2006 © Nikhil Devasar  Kilburry, Uttaranchal, India - Apr, 2006 © Nikhil Devasar  Socheong, South Korea - May 20, 2004 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea  Socheong, South Korea - May 17, 2004 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea 
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Himalayas to se. Asia. Ex. e. Asia;
Two widely separted populations with the s. population being rather fragmented;
(1) Nw. Himalayas of ne. Pakistan, nw. India (Kashmir), w. and se. Tibet.
(2) E. Himalayas of ne. India (Assam) and Burma to nw. and ne. Thailand.
(3) C. Manchuria to cs. China (Sikiang).
(4) Indochina in s. Laos, n. c. Vietnam.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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