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Cardinal Woodpecker

Dendropicos fuscescens (Vieillot, 1818)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2014-10-27 Ladysmith area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [also] [sono] 280248
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Joost van Bruggen 2020-01-14 Bissau, Bissau, Bissau (Guinea Bissau) (30 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

523031
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Faansie Peacock 2016-12-24 Bushwillow Estate, Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve, near Beestekraal, North West, Northwest Province (South Africa) (1000 m) call -

Getting excited in response to playback. A pair landed on a dead tree and called like this at intervals.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

364552
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Thibaut Chansac 2014-08-28 Manyoni, Singida, Singida (Tanzania) (1400 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

201248
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens intermedius Frank Lambert 2019-10-30 Polokwane Game Reserve, Polokwane, Limpopo, Pietersburg (South Africa) (1300 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

516137
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens sharpii Mike Nelson 2012-03-27 Mt Cameroon, Sud-Ouest (Cameroon) (1400 m) Call (B) - After playback of XC99104 99105
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2017-12-16 Jellis' Farm (Lazy J Ranch), Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia) call -

Cold and windy.

398024
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2015-12-05 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) interaction calls - [sono] 300249
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens lafresnayi Bram Piot 2018-02-25 Réserve Naturelle Communautaire de Dindefelo, Kédougou, Tambacounda (Senegal) (240 m) call, drumming -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405130
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Dawie de Swardt 2018-09-20 Biddulphsberg, Senekal, Free State, Senekal (South Africa) (1600 m) call, drumming, gives drumming call -

bird-seen:yes

435801
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens sharpii Mike Nelson 2012-03-27 Mt Cameroon, Sud-Ouest (Cameroon) (1400 m) Call (B) - 99104
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Gabriel A. Jamie 2016-11-23 Lago, Niassa, Niassa (Mozambique) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

345955
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens intermedius Frank Lambert 2019-10-30 Polokwane Game Reserve, Polokwane, Limpopo, Pietersburg (South Africa) (1300 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

516138
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2014-10-27 Ladysmith area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [sono] 280249
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2014-10-27 Ladysmith area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [sono] 280247
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Martin St-Michel 2015-03-12 Bugungu Airstrip, Murchinson Falls National Park, Masindi (Uganda) (750 m) flight call -

Habitat: wooded grassland, dry woodland.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

289268
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2016-09-17 North of Kawambwa, Luapula province, Luapula (Zambia) call - [sono] 339144
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Lynette Rudman 2018-10-18 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (600 m) call -

Bird seen foraging and calling from a large tree in a suburban garden in the early morning in spring.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

439719
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2017-12-16 Jellis' Farm (Lazy J Ranch), Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia) call -

Cold and windy.

398023
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Lynette Rudman 2015-12-08 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (600 m) call -

Bird seen calling from the top branch of a tree in a suburban garden in the early morning.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294063
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens sharpii Mike Nelson 2012-04-03 Mankon Sacred Forest, Mankon, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (1300 m) Call (B) - call in flight from tree right above me 99107
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2015-12-06 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) interaction calls - [sono] 300250
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens sharpii Mike Nelson 2012-04-03 Mankon Sacred Forest, Mankon, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (1300 m) Call (B) - 99106
xeno-canto.org
Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens Peter Boesman 2015-12-05 Awash National Park, Afar (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300248
xeno-canto.org
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