Cardinal woodpecker

photo by Hans Hillewaert

Scientific classification

Order

Piciformes

Family

Picidae

Subfamily

Dendropicos

Species

fuscescens

Appearance

* Small bird with olive brown upperparts with white spots and generally white underparts
* Brown forehead and red (male) or dark brown (female) crown
* Size: about 14 cm

Habitat

Forest areas

Countries

Africa

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