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Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus malayorum   - Nest hole
Speckled Piculet
Photographer : © Vijay Anand Ismavel
Location :Forest Track, Karimganj District, Assam, India
Date : 24 March 2019
English synonyms:Spotted Piculet
Bird Family :Picidae - Wrynecks, Piculets, Woodpeckers, Flamebacks & Yellownapes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Photographed in low light in dense forest. The bird was foraging for prey (small worms) which it was carrying in its beak to its nest-hole in a decaying tree-branch. Photograph taken at a distance and heavily cropped to avoid disturbing the bird. - VAI