Rufous-bellied woodpeckers spotted in Hangzhou
en.hangzhou.com.cn   2023-01-18 11:10   Source: Tianmu News

Some rufous-bellied woodpeckers are recently spotted in Hangzhou Botanical Garden, Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province.

The rufous-bellied woodpecker is a species of bird in the family Picidae. This woodpecker has a habit of making a series of small pits on the bark of trees. It is found along the Himalayas in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and montane forests.

The rufous-bellied woodpecker ranges in length from about 19 to 23 cm. The male has a red crown while the female has a black crown, speckled with white. Both sexes have a black mantle and back, while the wings are black barred with white. The face is white, and the lower belly is black barred with white. Its under-tail converts are red or pink, and the legs are grey or olive.

Author:   Editor: Ye Lijiao