Streak-throated woodpecker

The streak-throated woodpecker (Picus xanthopygaeus) is a species of woodpecker found in the Indian subcontinent.

Streak-throated woodpecker
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Picus
P. xanthopygaeus
Binomial name
Picus xanthopygaeus
(Gray & Gray, 1847)

Picus myrmecophoneus


A medium-sized, green woodpecker with streaked throat and scaly whitish underparts. Green above with yellowish rump, white supercilia and white and black moustache. Crown red in male, blackish in female. Tail dark and plain. Small, dark bill.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Picus xanthopygaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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