No.388 Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla


Rank : 4
Winter Visitor
 ssAlthough thespecies belongs to Picidae family, it perches more like a passerine than awoodpecker. Plumage mottled in soft shades of brown and grey, and difficultto find when it perches on a deadwood. Observed almost annually in AsakawaRiver basin, but the number of observation records, mostly during autumn andwinter, is limited here.

Eurasian Wryneck (Adult1)

Eurasian Wryneck (Adult2)