Picidae

Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker/ Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis

Darjeeling Pied Woodpecker/ Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis

Local Name: Sadyer mong prek (Lepcha)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult Male

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Lava, Kalimpong, 24/02/2016

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Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Linnaeus, 1758

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Ramchireya(Hindi), Metho Kath Thokra / Bonkimgreeb(Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Baidybati DVC Canal, Hugli/Hooghly, 21/01/2018

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/04/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
B1, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 11/04/2019

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Barsul, Purba Bardhaman, 01/12/2016

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Fulvous-breasted Pied Woodpecker/Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker/Spot-breasted Woodpecker/Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei Vieillot, 1818

Fulvous-breasted Pied Woodpecker/Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker/Spot-breasted Woodpecker/Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei Vieillot, 1818

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Male

©Madhurima Banerjee
Rajpur, South 24 Paraganas, 17/01/2020

Adult Female

©Sagar Adhurya
Panchanandapur, Malda/Maldah, 12/01/2020

Adult Male

©Sagar Adhurya
Bali Island, South 24 Paraganas, 04/11/2019

©Subhajit Roy
Henry's Island, South 24 Paraganas, 05/12/2018

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Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker/Lesser Flameback / Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense Linnaeus, 1758

Lesser Golden-backed Woodpecker/Lesser Flameback / Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Bangla Kaththokra(Bengali), Sunahara Kathphorwa(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Nirjhar Banerjee
Durgapur , Paschim Bardhaman, 13/02/2020

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Burdwan University, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 18/02/2019

Female benghalense subspecies

©Subhajit Roy
Hijuli Forest, Ranaghat, Nadia, 28/02/2016

Adult

©Sandip Sinha
KMP, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/02/2017

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 01/04/2014

Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker / Lesser Yellownape / Small Yellow-naped Woodpecker Picus chlorolophus Vieillot, 1818

Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker / Lesser Yellownape / Small Yellow-naped Woodpecker Picus chlorolophus Vieillot, 1818

Local Name: Chhoto Holdesithi Kaththokra / Chhoto Holdekurhali (Bangla); Choti Pili Guddi Ka Kathfoda (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Uma Dutta
Ranapratap, durgapur , Paschim Bardhaman, 24/12/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Sudhanyakhali, Sundarban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

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Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus Vieillot, 1818

Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus Vieillot, 1818

Local Name: Lal Kaathphora(Hindi), Kath thokra(Bengali), Daoja gadaiya tunti(Assam), Keedighar lakkad khod(Gujrati), Tambus Sutar(Marathi), Maramkotti, Thachchan kuruvi, Maram tolachhi(Tamil), Chempan maramkotti(Malayalam), Dumburu kerella(Sinhala)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 12/07/2015

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Streak-throated Woodpecker/Little Scaly-bellied Green Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Streak-throated Woodpecker/Little Scaly-bellied Green Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Thakurpukur, Kolkata, 13/05/2018

Male

©Subhajit Roy
Hijuli Forest, Ranaghat, Nadia, 16/03/2018

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Government College, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/01/2013

Adult

©Satrajit Dutta
Dingelpota, Kolkata, 02/05/2017

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Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker/Yellow-crowned Woodpecker/Mahratta Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Yellow-fronted Pied Woodpecker/Yellow-crowned Woodpecker/Mahratta Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis

Local Name: হলদেচাঁদি কাঠকুড়ালি(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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seen in a pair

©Oishik Roy
Pakhi Pahar, Purulia, 09/02/2019

Adult Female

©Subhadeep Saha
MAMC, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/01/2019

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Yellow-crowned woodpecker.

©Kaustav Khan
Purulia, West Bengal, India., Purulia, 26/01/2019

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