Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Black-headed Woodpecker (Picus erythropygius) - HBW 7, p. 542

French: Pic à tête noire German: Rotbürzelspecht Spanish: Pito Cabecinegro

Taxonomy: Gecinus erythropygius Elliot, 1865, Cochinchina.
Races intergrade. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • nigrigenis (Hume, 1874) - C & E Myanmar (S to N Tenasserim) and NW & W Thailand.
  • erythropygius (Elliot, 1865) - NE Thailand and Indochina.

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