An adult Banded Woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense) pair preening and calling out in the early morning.
All the calls were given by the female – showing the white speckling on the face (all three images above female). Note also greenish-bronze mantle and back.
The image above is that of the male.
Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr)
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Urban environment
Date: 3rd September 2020
Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR, handheld with Rode VideoMic Pro Plus Shotgun Microphone