Streak-throated Woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus) - HBW 7, p. 539
French: Pic striolé
Spanish: Pito Culigualdo
Other common names: Little Scaly-bellied (Green) Woodpecker
Taxonomy: Brachylophus xanthopygæus J. E. Gray and G. R. Gray, 1846, Himalayas and central India.
Species name sometimes erroneously given as P. myrmecophoneus, a junior synonym. Monotypic.
Distribution: N and peninsular India and lower foothills of Himalayas in S Nepal E to Myanmar and S China (W Yunnan), and S to Sri Lanka, SW Thailand; also Cambodia, S Laos and Cochinchina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male bird on a date palm trunk... Locality Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Soumyadeep Chatterjee 97 26 January 2012 3 years ago 33 sec 4
A male feeding in a thick branch Locality Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India (Monotypic species)
Guus van Duin 3 January 2006 7 years ago 45 sec 3.7
A female on the ground and then climbing a trunk (latter in slow motion). Locality Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 February 2008 6 years ago 24 sec 2.6
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A male on the tree trunk
Locality Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve, Far-Western Region, Nepal
Krzysztof Blachowiak 30 September 2013 1 year ago 4.4
A female bird
Locality Masinagudi, The Nilgiris District, Tamil Nadu, India (Monotypic species)
vasanthan.p.j 14 April 2010 4 years ago 4.3
Streak-throated Woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus), male
Locality Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India
Jacques Erard 5 January 2014 27 weeks ago 4.1
A male on a Silver Oak tree trunk.
Locality Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Tamil Nadu, India
vasanthan.p.j 5 June 2009 5 years ago 3.8
Female,Perche on tree trunk.
Locality Diyatalawa, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (Monotypic species)
Athula Edirisinghe 27 August 2013 42 weeks ago 3.5
This bird took at SACON campus
Locality Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India
Mohamed Samsoor Ali 6 January 2013 2 years ago 3.4