“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).
“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. .
“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