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Eurasian Three-Toed Woodpecker

Picoides tridactylus tridactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Трехпалый дятел | Үшсаусақты тоқылдақ
male

2014-08-18
Eastern Kazakhstan. Western Altai. Chernaya Uba river.
© Askar Isabekov

Description

Lighter than tianschanicus. White on mantle is more developed than tianschanicus. Black ‘moustache’, black streaks on breast-flanks and black cross-pattern on belly-flanks are less expressed than tianschanicus; outer tail feathers have more expressed black pattern than in tianschanicus.

Distribution

Lives in Tran-Irtysh area near Semipalatinsk, South-West Altai and Saur ridge.

References

"Птицы Казахстана" том 3. "Наука". Алма-Ата, 1970. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005.

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Picoides tridactylus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Picoides tridactylus tianschanicus
(Buturlin, 1907)
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