Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Little Grey Woodpecker (Dendropicos elachus) - HBW 7, p. 464

French: Pic gris German: W├╝stenspecht Spanish: Pito Saheliano
Other common names: Least (Grey) Woodpecker

Taxonomy: Dendropicos elachus Oberholser, 1919, Senegal and coast of Guinea.
Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Mauritania, Senegambia, and in narrow belt from C Mali E to C Chad and WC Sudan and S to NE Nigeria (to Aliya) and extreme N Cameroon (S to around Maroua); possible presence between Senegambia and C Mali requires confirmation.

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