Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Order - Piciformes
Family - Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Lesser Yellownape
Picus chlorolophus
黄冠绿啄木鸟
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    Size : 25–28 cm; 57–74 g (chlori­gaster), 74–83 g (simlae)
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Picus chlorolophus simlae (R. Meinertzhagen, 1924)
    – NE Pakistan and N India (Himachal Pradesh) E to W Nepal.
  • Picus chlorolophus chlorolophus (Vieillot, 1818) – Himalayan Yellownape
    – E Nepal E to Myanmar and N Vietnam.
  • Picus chlorolophus annamensis (R. Meinertzhagen, 1924)
    – SE Thailand to S Vietnam.
  • Picus chlorolophus chlorigaster (Jerdon, 1845) – Indian Yellownape
    – Peninsular India.
  • Picus chlorolophus wellsi (R. Meinertzhagen, 1924)
    – Sri Lanka.
  • Picus chlorolophus citrinocristatus (Rickett, 1901) – Chinese Yellownape
    – N Vietnam (Tonkin) E, discontinuously, to SE China (Fujian).
  • Picus chlorolophus longipennis (E. J. O. Hartert, 1910)
    – Hainan I.
  • Picus chlorolophus rodgeri (E. J. O. Hartert & Butler, 1898) – Malayan Yellownape
    – Highlands of Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Picus chlorolophus vanheysti (Robinson & Kloss, 1919)
    – Sumatran highlands.

Picus chlorolophus ssp. rodgeri
Date : 09 May 2016
Location : Fraser's Hill, Mukim Tras, Daerah Raub, Pahang

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