Brown-fronted Woodpecker

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It ranges across the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, primarily the lower-to-middle altitudes of the Himalayas. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

A medium-sized, pied woodpecker with yellow in crown. White-barred (rather than spotted) black. Underparts, prominent black moustache extending to breast and black-streaked white underparts. Vent deep pink. In male forecrown brown, centre yellow, rear red with black rear neck.

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Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Kausani
Brown-fronted Woodpecker, Kausani

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