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Woodpeckers, Honeyguides and their related birds

PICIFORMES - PICIDES
This room displays photos of Woodpeckers and allies.
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Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [1], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 12/1998, Tokyo, Japan. White-backed Woodpecker [1], Ooakagera or Dendrocopos leucotos. photo: 05/2001, Niigata, Japan.
Great Spotted Woodpecker [1][2], Akagera or Dendrocopos major . photo: 05/2001, Tochigi, Japan.



Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [2], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 06/2001, Tokyo, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [3], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 09/2001, Loudenvielle, France.

Japanese Woodpecker [1], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 03/2002, Yamanashi, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [4][5][6], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 05/2002, Nagano, Japan. Buff-Necked Woodpecker, Karehagera or Meiglyptes tukki . photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia.

Greater Yellownape [1][2], Kieri Aogera or Picus flavinucha. photo: 08/2002, Bukit Fraser, Malaysia. Lesser Yellownape [1], Hime Aogera or Picus chlorolophus. photo: 08/2002, Bukit Fraser, Malaysia. Checker-throated Woodpecker, Chabane Aogera or Picus mentalis. photo: 08/2002, Sabah, Malaysia.

Unidentified. photo: 09/2002, Sabah, Malaysia. White-backed Woodpecker [2][3], Ooakagera or Dendrocopos leucotos. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.
Great Spotted Woodpecker [7], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [3], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2004, Gunma, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [8], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [2][3], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.

Crimson-crested Woodpecker, Hanajiro Eboshigera or Campephilus melanoleucos. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname. Yellow-tufted Woodpecker, Mamijiro Miyabigera or Melanerpes cruentatus. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname. Golden-collared Woodpecker, Kieri Hagera or Veniliornis cassini. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.

Golden-olive Woodpecker [1][2], Kinbane Morigera or Piculus rubiginosus. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname. Blood-colored Woodpecker, Beni Hagera or Veniliornis sanguineus. photo: 08/2004, Peperpot, Suriname. Guianan Piculet (aka Arrowhead Piculet) [1][2], Yajiri Hime-Kitsutsuki or Picumnus minutissimus. photo: 08/2004, Peperpot, Suriname.

Yellow-throated Woodpecker, Kinodo Morigera or Piculus flavigula. photo: 08/2004, Voltzberg, Suriname. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [4][5][6], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2004, Gunma, Japan. Grey-Capped Woodpecker [1][2], Haigashira Kogera or Dendrocopos canicapillus. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

Cardinal Woodpecker [1], Afurika Kogera or Dendropicos fuscescens. photo: 08/2005, Rundu, Namibia. Golden-tailed Woodpecker [1][2][3], Shima Afurika Aogera or Campethera abingoni. photo: 08/2005, Rundu, Namibia. Cardinal Woodpecker [2], Afurika Kogera or Dendropicos fuscescens. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [9], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 12/2005, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [7], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 12/2005, Nagano, Japan. Stripe-breasted Woodpecker, Munafu Akagera or Dendrocopos atratus. photo: 08/2006, Doi Angkhang, Thailand.

Common Flameback [1], Zuaka Miyubigera or Dinopium javanense. photo: 08/2006, Doi Inthanon, Thailand. Streak-breasted Woodpecker, Sujimune Aogera or Picus viridanus. photo: 09/2006, Krabi, Thailand. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [8], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 02/2007, Hokkaido, Japan.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [10], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 03/2007, Tokyo, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [4], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 04/2007, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [9], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2007, Nagano, Japan.

Green-backed Woodpecker, Hime Afurika Aogera or Campethera cailliautii. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Golden-crowned Woodpecker, Kigashira-Gera or Dendropicos xantholophus. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Lyre-tailed Honeyguide (?) [1][2], Tategoto Mitsuoshie or Melichneutes robustus, possibly. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [9][10][11], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 01/2008, Tokyo, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [12][13][14], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 01/2008, Tokyo, Japan. Grey-Capped Woodpecker [3], Haigashira Kogera or Dendrocopos canicapillus. photo: 03/2008, Wutai, Taiwan.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [11], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [15][16], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2007, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [12], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [13], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [11], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Arizona Woodpecker [1][2][3], or Picoides arizonae. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Acorn Woodpecker [1][2][3][4], Donguri Kitsutsuki or Melanerpes formicivorus. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA. Gilded Flicker [1], Minami Hashiboso Kitsutsuki or Colaptes chrysoides. photo: 08/2008, San Pedro RNCA, Arizona, USA. Gila Woodpecker [1][2][3], Sabaku Shimasegera or Melanerpes uropygialis. photo: 08/2008, San Pedro RNCA, Arizona, USA.

Gila Woodpecker [4][5], Sabaku Shimasegera or Melanerpes uropygialis. photo: 08/2008, Sagurao NP, Arizona, USA. Gilded Flicker [2][3], Minami Hashiboso Kitsutsuki or Colaptes chrysoides. photo: 08/2008, Sagurao NP, Arizona, USA. Acorn Woodpecker [5][6][7], Donguri Kitsutsuki or Melanerpes formicivorus. photo: 08/2008, Madera Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Arizona Woodpecker [4][5], or Picoides arizonae. photo: 08/2008, Madera Canyon, Arizona, USA. Acorn Woodpecker [8][9][10], Donguri Kitsutsuki or Melanerpes formicivorus. photo: 09/2008, Paradise, Arizona, USA. Arizona Woodpecker [6], or Picoides arizonae. photo: 09/2008, Paradise, Arizona, USA.

Northern Flicker [1][2], Hashiboso Kitsutsuki or Colaptes auratus. photo: 09/2008, Cave Creek Canyon, Arizona, USA. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [18], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 10/2008, Ibaraki, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [5], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 01/2009, Tokyo, Japan.

White-backed Woodpecker [4], Ooakagera or Dendrocopos leucotos. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. Syrian Woodpecker, Kaojiro Akagera or Dendrocopos syriacus. photo: 02/2009, Lefkimi, Greece. Great Spotted Woodpecker [14][15][16], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 02/2009, Kapsalo, Greece.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [17], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 02/2009, Dadia, Greece. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [19], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 02/2009, Tokyo, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker[6], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 03/2009, Tokyo, Japan.

Japanese Woodpecker [7], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 04/2009, Yamagata, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [20], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 05/2009, Oki Is. Shimane, Japan. Laced Woodpecker [1], Take Aogera or Picus vittatus. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam.

White-browed Piculet, Indo Mitsuyubi Kogera or Sasia ochracea. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam. Common Flameback [2], Zuaka Miyubigera or Dinopium javanense. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam. Grey-Capped Woodpecker [4], Haigashira Kogera or Dendrocopos canicapillus. photo: 08/2009, Phong Nha Ke Bang NP, Vietnam.

Streak-throated Woodpecker [1], Munafu Take Aogera or Picus xanthopygaeus. photo: 08/2009, Phong Nha Ke Bang NP, Vietnam. Grey-Capped Woodpecker [5], Haigashira Kogera or Dendrocopos canicapillus. photo: 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [21], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2010, Ehime, Japan.

Japanese Woodpecker [8], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 04/2010, Ehime, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [18], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 06/2010, Yamanashi, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [19], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 08/2010, Côte d'Or, France.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [22], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 12/2010, Tokushima, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [23], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 02/2011, Hokkaido, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [20], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 02/2011, Hokkaido, Japan.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [21], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 02/2011, Hokkaido, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [24], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2011, Hiroshima, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [25], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 07/2011, Yamanashi, Japan.

Black-rumped Flameback, Hime Koganegera or Dinopium benghalense. photo: 07/2011, Negombo, Sri Lanka. Greater Flameback (Crimson-backed Flameback), Koganegera or Chrysocolaptes lucidus (Ch. stricklandi). photo: 07/2011, Habarana, Sri Lanka. Lesser Yellownape [2], Hime Aogera or Picus chlorolophus. photo: 08/2011, Kotmale, Sri Lanka.

Rufous Woodpecker, Kurichagera or Celeus brachyurus. photo: 08/2011, Kotmale, Sri Lanka. Streak-throated Woodpecker [2], Munafu Take Aogera or Picus xanthopygaeus. photo: 08/2011, Sinharaja, Sri Lanka. Great Spotted Woodpecker [22], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 06/2012, Yamanashi, Japan.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [26], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 07/2012, Yamanashi, Japan. Eurasian Three-toad Woodpecker, Miyubi-Gera or Picoides tridactylus. photo: 08/2012, Terelj NR, Mongolia. Black Woodpecker, Kuma-Gera or Dryocopus martius. photo: 08/2012, Hustai NP, Mongolia.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [27], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 11/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [28], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 03/2013, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [23], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 03/2013, Nagano, Japan.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [29], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2013, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [24], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 04/2013, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [9], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 05/2013, Nagano, Japan.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [30], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 07/2013, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [25], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 07/2013, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [10], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 07/2013, Nagano, Japan.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [31], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 04/2014, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [26], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 04/2014, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [11], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 05/2014, Nagano, Japan.

Brown-capped Woodpecker, Chagashira Kogera or Dendrocopos nanus. photo: 05/2014, Singapore. Banded Woodpecker, Shima Beni Aogera or Picus mineaceus. photo: 05/2014, Singapore. Laced Woodpecker [2], Take Aogera or Picus vittatus. photo: 05/2014, Singapore.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [32], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 10/2014, Tsuwaji Is., Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [12 (dead)], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 08/2014, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker [33], Kogera or Dendrocopos kizuki. photo: 08/2014, Nagano, Japan.

Great Spotted Woodpecker [27 (dead)], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 09/2014, Nagano, Japan. Japanese Woodpecker [13], Aogera or Picus awokera. photo: 04/2015, Nagano, Japan. Great Spotted Woodpecker [28], Akagera or Dendrocopos major. photo: 04/2015, Nagano, Japan.

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