Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Gray-capped Woodpecker

Gray-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus

Described by: Blyth (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Gray-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Grey-capped Woodpecker, Gray-headed Pygmy Woodpecker, Grey-headed Pygmy Woodpecker, Gray-crowned Woodpecker, Grey-crowned Woodpecker, Taiwan Woodpecker, Formosan Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides canicapillus


Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia - 2004 © Paul Huang  Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia - 2004 © Paul Huang 
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Himalayas to e. Asia, Sumatra and Borneo.
(1) N. Pakistan, w. Nepal and n. India.
(2) Ex. e. Nepal and ne. India (Assam).
(3) Ne. India (e. Assam), Bangladesh, c. and s. Burma, Thailand and Laos.
(4) Se. Thailand, Cambodia and s. Vietnam.
(5) S. Thailand and Malay Peninsula.
(6) Riau Archipelago, Sumatra and Nias Is.
(7) Borneo.
(8) Se. Siberia (Ussuriland), e. Manchuria and Korea.
(9) E. and c. China (Liaoning s. to Sichuan and Zhejiang).
(10) W. and s. Sichuan e. to Fujian and Taiwan s. to n. Burma and n. Vietnam.
(11) Hainan Is.


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


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