Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Crimson-breasted Woodpecker

Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius

Described by: Blyth (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Pied Woodpecker, Crimson-breasted Pied Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides cathpharius


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E. Himalays and ec. Asia;
Three populations;
(1) E. Himalayas (Nepal).
(2) China (sw. Sikang).
(3) Ne. and e. India (Assam), se. Tibet and w. Burma.
(4) S. China (Szechwan) and n. Burma, nw. Thailand, n. Laos to n. Vietnam.
(5) Sw. China.
(6) C. China (Hupeh).


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


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