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Scaly-bellied Woodpecker

Picus squamatus Vigors, 1831

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus squamatus Alok Tewari 2008-06-24 D.P.F.Dain Kund, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, Chamba (India) (2417 m) flight call -

Two birds were foraging on a pine tree in high altitude hill-slope forest ; One flew away and called.

bird-seen:yes

333403
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-18 Chopta, Kedarnath NP, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) Call - [sono] 472954
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Andrew Spencer 2019-04-18 Cloud's End, Uttarakhand, Dehradun (India) call -

Calls in apparent alarm from an unseen bird in tall, dense forest. Archived at the Macaulay Library as ML173067311

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

547744
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-12 NW of Pangot, Uttarakhand, Nainital (India) Call - [sono] 472949
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-18 Chopta, Kedarnath NP, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) Call - [sono] 472952
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Rolf A. de By 2018-03-18 Mud Hut, Chopta/Chamoli, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) (3100 m) call -

A single bird calling unseen from a dense canopy.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

407662
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-18 Chopta, Kedarnath NP, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) Call - [sono] 472956
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Marc Anderson 2013-03-26 Sindhupalchok (near Helambu), Bagmati, Central Region, Bagmati (Nepal) (3500 m) call, drumming -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

177030
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Viral joshi 2015-04-10 Bhulkan, Chamoli, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) (2900 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

256277
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-12 NW of Pangot, Uttarakhand, Nainital (India) Call - [sono] 472951
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Barry Edmonston 2018-01-24 Dhikala Forest Rest House, Jim Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal, Garhwal (India) (380 m) call, juvenile -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

403970
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Gajus Scheltema 2013-07-25 Ayubia National Park, Rawalpindi District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Hazara (Pakistan) (2700 m) call, juvenile, male -

young male, red crown only partially. in tree, watching.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

143375
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus KALYAN SINGH SAJWAN 2016-03-24 Kilbury, India (India) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

308547
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Marc Anderson 2013-03-25 Sindhupalchok (near Helambu), Bagmati, Central Region, Bagmati (Nepal) (3500 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

177031
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Andrew Spencer 2019-04-18 Cloud's End, Uttarakhand, Dehradun (India) call -

Archived at the Macaulay Library as ML172799051

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

547773
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Andrew Spencer 2019-04-18 Cloud's End, Uttarakhand, Dehradun (India) call -

Archived at the Macaulay Library as ML172799041

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

547774
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-18 Chopta, Kedarnath NP, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) Call - [sono] 472953
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-12 NW of Pangot, Uttarakhand, Nainital (India) Call - [sono] 472950
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Peter Boesman 2019-04-18 Chopta, Kedarnath NP, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) Call - [sono] 472955
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Gajus Scheltema 2013-07-25 Ayubia National Park, Rawalpindi District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Hazara (Pakistan) (2700 m) call, juvenile, male -

another recording, partially cut.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

143374
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Andrew Spencer 2019-07-10 Sau Kharak, Uttarakhand, Chamoli (India) call -

Archived at the Macaulay Library as ML173736981

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

547625
xeno-canto.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Puja Sharma 2016-04-05 near Baniyakund, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India, Rudraprayag (India)   - 160405_09. Scaly-bellied Woodpecker unknown sex. See Recording ML185214671 in which Scaly-bellied Woodpecker calls at 5m07s (two-note call), then does this alarm call series from 5m21s to 5m26s (two birds most likely). only alarm series extracted here. 222216321
macaulaylibrary.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Ben F. King 1982-05-24 8.0 km S of Machapuchare (north of Pokhara), Nepal, Nepal (Nepal)   -   41610
macaulaylibrary.org
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker - Picus squamatus Puja Sharma 2016-03-26 Bhulkan, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India, Rudraprayag (India)   - 160326_12. Scaly-bellied Woodpecker female calling while excavating nest hole 184728621
macaulaylibrary.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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