Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker

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WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

“Was teaching at this coastal city today and took time off to visit the mangrove forest.

WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

“Met a female Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker, also known as Brown-capped Woodpecker (Dendrocopos moluccensis) (top, above).

WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

“Above image shows the nesting hole.

WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

“Above shows foraging behaviour. It prefers exploring the terminal end of twigs and small branches. In addition saw it explore many leaves for insects.

WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

“Very friendly female and managed some flight images (above, below).

WoodpeckerSdPgy [AmarSingh]

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
10th September 2014

Location: Manjung, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Mangrove forest

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