21 August 2011

Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus)

just for record purposes ONLY -  Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus)

The Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. 

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It can grow up to 10 in (25 cm) long. Its main diet is mainly insects and larvae. Its a bright and colorful bird that is hard to be mistaken. They are large members of the picus family. Its status is least concern.

                                                                                         Loc:  Selangor Malaysia August 2011

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