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Grey-Headed Woodpecker

Picus canus jessoensis (Stejneger, 1886)

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Green on upper parts less deep than canus, grey tinge on mantle is more expressed than canus, often more gray than green.


Breeds on Southwest Altai and in pine forests of Kalbinskiy Altai. Probably this race on dispersing reaches the South-Eastern Trans-Balkhash where was recorded at Lepsy village in August 1926.


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 canus
(Gmelin, 1788)
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