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White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus festivus   - Female feeding juvenile
White-naped Woodpecker
Photographer : © Pranad Patil
Location :Singinawa Jungle Lodge, outskirts of Kanha Tiger Reserve, Balaghat District, Madhya Pradesh, India
Date : 7 March 2019
English synonyms:Black-backed Woodpecker, Black-backed Yellow Woodpecker, Black-backed Flameback, Black-shouldered Woodpecker, White-naped Flameback
Bird Family :Picidae - Wrynecks, Piculets, Woodpeckers, Flamebacks & Yellownapes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The juvenile male was seen calling as a female tried to look for insects. Once the female passed on the insect to the male in the picture, she left. The bird struggled a bit before finishing off the insect. He then followed the female, although flying a bit weakly. - PP
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