An equally common species in the Peninsula. Distinctive golden yellow and black above, buffy white below streaked with black. The entire crown and occipital crest is crimson in the male, only partly so in the female.
This woodpecker is found in village groves and gardens and in lightly wooded country. Frequents light deciduous jungle, mango orchards and even semi-desert country with sparse scrub and stunted trees.
Spotted on Apr 21, 2014
Submitted on Apr 3, 2019
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