Banded Woodpecker – pair

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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

 

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