1384. BIythipicus rubiginosus

(1384) Blythipious rubiginosa (Swainson).
THE MALAY BAY WOODPECKER.
Blythipious rubiginosus, Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed, vol. iv, p. 37.
This Woodpecker occurs in the South of Tenasserim from Mergui through the Malay States.
This bird has not yet been found breeding in Tenasserim, though it is resident wherever found and must do so.
Kellow obtained two clutches of eggs from holes which were both drilled low down in the trunks of small trees on the outskirts of forest.
Of these one was an addled egg found with two young ones on the 4th February, the other was a single incubated egg taken on the 17th of the same month.
The two eggs measure 32.0 x 24.0 and 31.9 x 22.1 mm.
They were taken in the plains but close to hills North-East of Perak.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 3. 1934.
Title in Book: 
1384. BIythipicus rubiginosus
Spp Author: 
Swainson
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1384
Year: 
1934
Page No: 
298
Common name: 
Malay Bay Woodpecker
M_ID: 
11146
M_CN: 
Maroon Woodpecker
M_SN: 
Blythipicus rubiginosus
Volume: 
Vol. 3
id: 
14492

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