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Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus harterti   - Male
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :near Hornbill Camp, Namdapha NP, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 8 March 2014
English synonyms:Himalayan Great Slaty Woodpecker (harterti)
Bird Family :Picidae - Wrynecks, Piculets, Woodpeckers, Flamebacks & Yellownapes
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Heavily cropped record shots of this magnificent Woodpecker as they chose to perch high up in tree. We came across the family including the juvenile. - JK