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

Brown-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos moluccensis

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker, Brown-capped Pygmy Woodpecker, Indian Pygmy Woodpecker, Sunda Woodpecker, Brown-capped Pied Woodpecker, Malaysian Pygmy Woodpecker, Malaysian Woodpecker, Ceylon Pygmy Woodpecker, Sri Lanka Pygmy Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides moluccensis


Kuala Selangor, Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell  Kuala Selangor, Malaysia - Jun, 2008 © Kent Nickell  Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore - 2002 © Paul Huang  Sungei Buloh Nature Park, Singapore - 2003 © Paul Huang 
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India and Sri Lanka. Malay Peninsula, Greater Sundas and Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Malaya, Sumatra, Java, Bali and Borneo.
(2) Lesser Sundas (Lombok and Sumbawa to Lomblen, Besar, Alor and Flores Is.).
(3) N. Pakistan, n. and c. India.
(4) S. India (Madras and Kerala).
(5) Sri Lanka.


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


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