Picus puniceus

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Indonesia Bird with 0 Comments

Picus puniceus, Crimson-winged Woodpecker, Pelatuk Sayap-merah

The CrimsoPicus-puniceus, Crimson-winged Woodpeckern-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It can grow up to 10 in (25 cm) long. Its main diet is mainly insects and larvae. Its a bright and colorful bird that is hard to be mistaken. They are large members of the picus family. Its status is least concern.

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