Oriental Bird Images

Indian Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonota rajputanae  
Indian Spotted Creeper
Photographer : © Sunil Singhal
Location :Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary, Churu District, Rajasthan, India
Date : 29 September 2019
English synonyms:Spotted Creeper, Spotted Grey Creeper, Spotted Gray Creeper, Spotted Treecreeper, Indian Salpornis, Indian Spotted-Creeper
Bird Family :Salpornithinae - Salpornises (Creepers)
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Now treated as an Indian endemic species following separation of the African forms.
Tietze, D. T. & Martens, J. (2010) Intraspecific differentiation in Spotted Creepers, Salpornis spilonotus (Aves: Passeriformes: Certhiidae). Vert. Zool. 60: 163170.