No.390 Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos kizuki

L=15cm

Rank : 2
Resident
 ss@As itsJapanese name suggests, the species is the smallest woodpecker in Japan.Common resident in Asakawa River basin throughout the year. Forages movingaround trunks and branches in woods, as well as riverside reed beds.  Withits characteristic gGi gi gih voice, the species reveals its presence. Maleand Female almost alike.@Male : Small red spots behind eyes, not alwaysvisible.

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker (Adult)

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker (Adultj

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker (Foragingj