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Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Maroon Woodpecker (Blythipicus rubiginosus) - HBW 7, p. 550

French: Pic poephyroïde German: Maronenspecht Spanish: Pito Herrumbroso

Taxonomy: Hemicircus rubiginosus Swainson, 1837, western Africa; error = Malacca.
Birds from Sumatra and Borneo described as race parvus, on average slightly smaller than N ones, but overlap considerable, and minor variations in plumage considered insufficient to warrant racial separation. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and SW Thailand S to Sumatra and Borneo.