Fire-bellied Woodpecker (Dendropicos pyrrhogaster) - HBW 7, p. 468
French: Pic à ventre de feu
Spanish: Pito Ventrirrojo
Taxonomy: Picus (Chloropicus) Pyrrhogaster Malherbe, 1845, South Africa; error = Sierra Leone.
Often placed in a separate genus Thripias along with D. namaquus and D. xantholophus. Forms a superspecies with latter. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sierra Leone and S Guinea E to S Nigeria (Niger Delta) and SW Cameroon.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Shaky side view of preening bird on branch Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
mark sutton 29 November 2010 2 years ago 30 sec 2.8
moving up tree, then perched on exposed branch (below a Preuss's Weaver) Locality Canopy Walkway, Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 8 December 2010 2 years ago 18 sec 2.3
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