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Birds

Rufous
Woodpecker

Least Concern

Decreasing

Rufous Woodpecker

Micropternus brachyurus

It is a medium-sized, rufous-coloured woodpecker with a short crest and a short, weak and slightly curved black bill. It has black vermiculations on its rufous body and a dark eye stripe. The upperparts are finely barred black. The male has small red patches at the eyes.

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Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    કીડીઘર લક્કડખોદ
  • Malayalam:
    ചെമ്പൻ മരംകൊത്തി
  • Marathi:
    तांबूस सुतार
  • Nepali:
    सानो तामे लाहाँचे
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PICIDAE
Micropternus brachyurus

Rufous Woodpecker

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