“I have a large number of images still unprocessed from our Sikkim trip and I am trying to send some useful ones through.
“The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha flavinucha) is a common woodpecker to observe and we saw it 4-5 times at close proximity.
“It loves to use the long tongue to probe holes for insects (above).
“The call can be heard HERE and the sonogram is shown above”
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
15th September 2015
Location: Kewzing, Ravangla Subdivision, South Sikkim, India
Habitat: A road cutting through mixed secondary and primary forest, 1,700m ASL