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Brown-capped woodpecker

Picoides nanus

Description:

The brown-capped woodpecker or Indian pygmy woodpecker is a species of woodpecker found in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. A small brown and white woodpecker with distinctive pink-rimmed white irises. Barred brown and white above, lightly streaked dirty white below. Tail spotted white. Paler brown crown (edged red in male) and eyestripes contrasting with white supercilia and cheeks.

Habitat:

Bharatpur - Dec 2014

1 Species ID Suggestions

Blond-crested woodpecker
Celeus flavescens


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1 Comment

BrunoMoller
BrunoMoller 6 years ago

I think that it is a blond-crested woodpecker!!!

marirs
Spotted by
marirs

Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Jan 2, 2015
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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