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 … Continued

Banded Woodpecker – nest building

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One hole/nest is just not enough for this Banded Woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense).   Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia   Location: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Semi-urban environment Date: 13th February 2019 Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Tamron SP … Continued

Banded Woodpecker – at bird bath

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An older video and DSLR images of a male Banded Woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense) at our home bird bath and drinking pond. Many birds come, including the odd raptor. Video here: https://youtu.be/dZT-Mj6NvT0 Sadly as more mature trees in the neighbourhood are … Continued