White-browed Piculet (Sasia ochracea) - HBW 7, p. 436
French: Picumne à sourcils blancs
Spanish: Carpinterito Cejiblanco
Other common names: Himalayan Rufous Piculet (ochracea); Burmese Rufous Piculet (reichenowi)
Taxonomy: Sasia ochracea Hodgson, 1836, Nepal.
Race hasbroucki, described from S Myanmar and S Thailand, is synonymous with reichenowi. Birds from S Assam, Bangladesh and SW Myanmar sometimes separated as race querulivox on basis of paler coloration, but this matched by individuals from SE Asia. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- ochracea Hodgson, 1836 - N India (N Uttar Pradesh) and C Nepal E to N & C Thailand and Vietnam.
- kinneari Stresemann, 1929 - extreme N Vietnam (Tonkin) and adjacent S China (Yunnan, Guangxi).
- reichenowi Hesse, 1911 - S Myanmar (Tenasserim) and SW Thailand S to Isthmus of Kra.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
白眉棕啄木鸟 White-browed Piculet (Sasia ochracea), Mae Wong NP, ThailandThe piculet is catching a worm in a reed. — 在 Mae Wong NP, Th Locality Mae Wong National Park, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp ochracea)
bird.soong 10 November 2012 3 years ago 26 sec 4.3
This bird was foraging in the undergrowth. Locality Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp ochracea)
Yoel Jimenez 6 December 2008 6 years ago 13 sec 3.3
A perched bird
Locality Yuksom, West Sikkim District, Sikkim, India
Paul van Giersbergen 5 April 2015 18 weeks ago 4.8
This bird was found along with many other small birds in a bamboo thicket.
Locality Hathikhira Tea Estate, Karimganj District, Assam, India
Vijay Anand Ismavel 17 November 2013 2 years ago 4.5
Locality Zhemgang District, Bhutan
Markus Lilje 2 April 2014 18 weeks ago 3.5
A perched male.
Locality Zhemgang Road, Zhemgang District, Bhutan (ssp ochracea)
Ken Havard 17 April 2011 3 years ago 3.2
A bird foraging around.
Locality Mae Wong National Park, North Western Thailand, Thailand (ssp ochracea)
Yoel Jimenez 6 December 2008 6 years ago 2.3
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