Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Knysna Woodpecker (Campethera notata) - HBW 7, p. 459

French: Pic tigré German: Knysnaspecht Spanish: Pito de Knysna

Taxonomy: Picus notatus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823, southern South Africa.
Forms a superspecies with C. abingoni and C. mombassica. Variation in plumage darkness and markings rather large, but based on individual rather than geographical differences, so that no races are recognizable. Monotypic.

Distribution: S South Africa, from Swellendam region E to extreme S Natal.

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