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Grey-Headed Woodpecker

Picus canus canus (Gmelin, 1788)

Седой дятел | Боз тоқылдақ

village Tokushi, Akkain reg, SKO
© Miphail Kalashnikov


Green on upper parts is deeper than jessoensis, greyish tinge on mantle is lack or slightly expressed.


On dispersal occurs in Ural valley (one was shot western of Uralsk 27 July 1950; recorded close to Yanaikino village 19 and 31 October 1956, 20 October 1986 and 24 February 1976) and in northern Kazakhstan, eastward to western foothills of Altai.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Picus canus
(Gmelin, 1788)
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Picus canus jessoensis
(Stejneger, 1886)
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