Brown-backed Woodpecker
Picoides obsoletus
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A small woodpecker (13 cm), the male and female brown-backed woodpecker have diagnostic brown ear coverts. The crown is red in the male, brown in the female. The upper bird was seen at Adi Quala (Eritrea, 1-09), courtesy of Jason Anderson. The other photos were taken in the Nou Forest (10-09).
 
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Jason Anderson

Last Update this page: 05-13-14