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Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus observandus   - Male foraging
Crimson-winged Woodpecker
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 18 July 2017
English synonyms:Crimson-winged Yellownape
Bird Family :Picidae - Wrynecks, Piculets, Woodpeckers, Flamebacks & Yellownapes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A solitary adult male foraging in dense jungle; largely taking insect prey from tree knots and under the bark. Note that the lower mandible is yellow and most of the upper mandible horn grey, except proximally. Red malar stripe in males.
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