Maroon Woodpecker – calls

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“The Maroon Woodpecker (Blythipicus rubiginosus) is not often seen. Spotted one twice today but fairly high up in the canopy. above is an image, possibly female (below).

WoodpeckerMo-f [AmarSingh]

“Managed to record calls which are described as a sharp ‘kik’ or ‘kik-ik’ (Wells 1999). An edited record of these calls can be heard HERE. .

WoodpeckerMo-sono [AmarSingh]

“Above is the waveform and sonogram.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
17th April 2016

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Primary jungle next to rushing stream

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