Green-backed (Little Spotted) Woodpecker
Campethera cailliautii
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The male green-backed or little spotted woodpecker has a red crown; the female, a red nape. Note also the lack of a moustachial stripe. The upper male was photographed in Ushongo (3-14); The 2nd row female, in Amani (12-14), courtesy of Per Holmen. The 3rd and 4th row photos (Rubondo, (2-23) are ourtesy of Amos Pampy Hardecker. The 5th row pair, ssp. nyansae was seen at the Abudada Dam (Rwanda, 10-09), courtesy of Jason Anderson; the left 6th row female (1-13) and the right 6th row male (1-16), both at Ushongo, courtesy of Paul Oliver; the left lower bird, near Sasakwa (7-19), courtesy of Gary Douglas and the right lower bird, Msumbugwe (4-13).

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Jason Anderson, Per Holmen, Gary Douglas, A.P.Hardecker

Last Update this page: 9-16-23