Knysna Woodpecker (Campethera notata) - HBW 7, p. 459
French: Pic tigré
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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Male Knysna Woodpecker, one of a pair, at the entrance to their tree-hole.
Locality Sedgefield, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Dave Kennedy 9 November 2005 2 years ago 3.4
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