Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) - HBW 7, p. 537
French: Pic grenadin
Spanish: Pito Alirrojo
Other common names: Crimson-winged Yellownape
Taxonomy: Picus puniceus Horsfield, 1821, Java.
Forms superspecies with P. chlorolophus; separated altitudinally in small area of overlap. Proposed race continentis (Malay Peninsula) merely averages slightly larger. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- observandus (Hartert, 1896) - S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and peninsular Thailand S to Sumatra (including Bangka) and Borneo.
- soligae Meyer de Schauensee & Ripley, 1940 - Nias I (off NW Sumatra).
- puniceus Horsfield, 1821 - Java.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two males foraging and feeding on the same tree. Locality Taman Negara National Park, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp observandus)
Ng Wen Qing 1 May 2015 1 year ago 1 min 25 sec 4.4
male feeding on trunk Locality Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp observandus)
Martin Kennewell 25 November 2012 3 years ago 48 sec 4.2
A female foraging on a tree, and flying away. Locality Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp observandus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 August 2006 7 years ago 10 sec 3.4
A shaky view of a female foraging on a branch. Locality Taman Negara National Park, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp observandus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 August 2006 7 years ago 27 sec 3.2
A bird foraging in a tree. Locality Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp observandus)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 August 2006 7 years ago 18 sec 1
A bird climbing on a tree-trunk.
Locality Baluran National Park, East Java Province, Java (Indonesia) (ssp puniceus)
mehdhalaouate 28 August 2008 6 years ago 4.3
Usually in pair
Locality East Java Province, Java (Indonesia) (ssp puniceus)
Mona Pirih 28 June 2013 2 years ago 4.1
A female on a trunk
Locality Kaeng Krachan National Park, Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp observandus)
Frederic Pelsy 12 January 2016 10 weeks ago 3.4
Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) in a private research forest owned by Universiti Putra Malaysia just outside of Kuala
Locality Peninsular Malaysia
LHarding 5 December 2007 7 years ago 3.3
The bird was found at 850 asl
Locality North Sumatra Region, Sumatra (Indonesia)
Chairunas Adha Putra 6 May 2015 32 weeks ago 3