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Grey Woodpecker

Dendropicos goertae (Statius Muller, 1776)

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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.
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Antonio Xeira 2019-03-19 Coagri, Quinhámel, Biombo, Biombo (Guinea Bissau) (10 m) begging call -

Young fledglings recorded inside the nest hole in reaction to my movement. Male and female seen carrying food inside.

Equipment: Olympus WS-822 digital recorder with internal microphone.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

466034
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Joost van Bruggen 2020-01-16 Caio, Cacheu, Caio (Guinea Bissau) (0 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

694630
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae peter stronach 2018-04-19 Ouadâne, Chinguetti, Adrar, Adrar (Mauritania) (380 m) alarm call, call -

Female calling above nesting hole in Acacia tree

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

412367
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Joost van Bruggen 2020-01-14 Bissau, Bissau, Bissau (Guinea Bissau) (30 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

694629
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Peter Boesman 2018-06-21 Tendaba, Kiang Central, North Bank Division, North Bank (Gambia) (10 m) call - [sono] 425380
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Sun Madakan 2020-09-23 University Campus, Maiduguri, Borno, Borno (Nigeria) (340 m) adult, call, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

590664
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Phil Gregory 2014-04-05 Bolgatanga, Bolgatanga Municipal, Upper East, Upper East (Ghana) (170 m) call, male, traffic -

The bird was in an acacia near the hotel, in a quite suburban part of Bolgatanga, and called a lot

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

176692
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Martin St-Michel 2011-11-11 Tarangire National Park, Manyara (Tanzania) (1200 m) flight call -

Habitat: dry woodland and savannah.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

146969
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Magnus Wadstein 2020-03-01 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura, Western Region, Kiruhura (former division) (Uganda) (1300 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

537109
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae James and David Bradley 2012-03-01 Kerio Valley, Baringo (Kenya) (1125 m) call (B) -   101145
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae goertae Bram Piot 2019-05-16 Le Firdou, Kolda, Kolda Region, Kolda (Senegal) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

475128
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Joost van Bruggen 2018-10-18 Serrekunda, Kanifing Municipal Council, West Coast Region, Western (Gambia) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

440331
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae goertae Bram Piot 2017-01-04 Lompoul, Louga Region, Louga (Senegal) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350039
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Sun Madakan 2020-10-27 University Campus, Maiduguri, Borno, Borno (Nigeria) (340 m) sex uncertain -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

598602
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Michał Budka 2012-11-24 Ngo-Ketunjia, Northwest, Nord-Ouest (Cameroon) (2413 m) call, female -

Call of female, from tree top, forest

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

121048
xeno-canto.org
Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae P. C. Rasmussen 14 Mar 0009 Cameroon: Southwest Province; Mt. Cameroon, lower slopes just above Buea (4.162, 9.229) , Cameroon (Cameroon) (1150 m) calls - quality: good 6801
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae goertae Bram Piot 2017-06-18 Forêt de Sangako, Toubacouta, Fatick (Senegal) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

376307
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Sun Madakan 2020-09-06 Mairamri / Yeleri / Bazamri, Konduga, Borno, Borno (Nigeria) (320 m) adult, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

588692
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae goertae Bram Piot 2015-04-13 Les Mamelles, Dakar, Dakar (Senegal) (20 m) call -

Two birds together (one calling), a male and female or juvenile. Quite a bit of background noise (wind, traffic) partially filtered out.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

235499
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Fernando del Valle 2020-01-31 Djoudj NP, Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis (Senegal) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

530956
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Asher Warkentin 2018-11-21 N'dorola, Kenedougou, Hauts-Bassins, Kénédougou (Burkina Faso) (340 m) call -

Two recordings of same bird attached due to long break between calls.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

446156
xeno-canto.org
African Grey Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Joost van Bruggen 2020-01-20 Cacheu, Cacheu, Cacheu, Cacheu (Guinea Bissau) (30 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

523702
xeno-canto.org
African Gray Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Jennifer F. M. Horne 1990-05-19 32.0 km NW of Rumuruti; 30 km ESE Lake Baringo; Laikipia; Al Ari Nyiro Ranch; Lugwagippe Dam, Rift Valley, Kenya, Rift Valley (Kenya)   -   58602
macaulaylibrary.org
African Gray Woodpecker - Dendropicos goertae Myles E. W. North 1964-11-17 LAKE NAKURU; HIPPO POOL, Rift Valley, Kenya, Rift Valley (Kenya)   -   6827
macaulaylibrary.org
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