Darjeeling Woodpecker (Dendrocopos darjellensis) - HBW 7, p. 483
French: Pic de Darjiling
Spanish: Pico de Darjeeling
Other common names: Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker, Brown-throated Woodpecker
Taxonomy: Picus (Dendrocopus) [sic] darjellensis Blyth, 1845, Darjeeling and Nepal.
Genus sometimes merged into Picoides. Related to D. cathpharius; other possible relationships require clarification. NE populations average slightly smaller; birds from W China thus described as race desmursi, but variation is clinal in nature. Monotypic.
Distribution: WC Nepal and S & SE Tibet E to hills of NE India, N & W Myanmar, W & SW China (S Sichuan, W Yunnan) and N Vietnam (NW Tonkin).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird foraging high in a tree Locality Sessni Camp, Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Monotypic species)
Ron Hoff 13 March 2008 5 years ago 42 sec 3.8
A male pecking and foraging on a branch Locality Nepal (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 November 1999 5 years ago 15 sec 3.6
A male on a branch and flying off Locality Nepal (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 November 1999 5 years ago 6 sec 3.1
female on a tree trunk, early morning
Locality Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Jorge de Leon Cardozo 30 December 2010 2 years ago 3.3
A female foraging for food.
Locality Punakha District, Bhutan (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 13 April 2011 1 year ago 3.3
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