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Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei   - Male
Andaman Woodpecker
Photographer : © Subhadeep Ghosh
Location :Shoal Bay (~30km north of Port Blair), South Andaman, Andaman Islands, India
Date : 20 January 2018
English synonyms:Andaman Black Woodpecker
Bird Family :Picidae - Wrynecks, Piculets, Woodpeckers, Flamebacks & Yellownapes
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Andaman Islands, India. Formerly considered conspecific with White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis.
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