627. Dendrocopus leucopterus

627. WHITE-WINGED WOODPECKER.
DENDROCOPUS LEUCOPTERUS.
Dendrocopus leucopterus, Salvadori, Atti R. Ac. Sc. Tor. vi. p. 129 (1870-71) (Dresser), ix. p. 249, pl. 687 ; Hargitt, Cat. B. Br. Mus. xviii. p. 215 ; D. leptorhynchus (Severtz.), Ibis, 1875, p. 487.
Sokochak, Turki ; Dongouse-Kouche in Transcaspia.
Male ad. (Turkestan). Differs from D. major in having the forehead, sides of the head, throat, and under parts pure white ; middle of the abdomen, vent, and under tail-coverts red, this colour extending up to the lower breast ; quills whiter than in D. major, this colour covering quite as much of the area of the quills as the black. Culmen 1.25, wing 4.9, tail 3.65, tarsus 0.9 inch.
Hab. Eastern Transcaspia. Turkestan, and western Mongolia. In habits this species resembles D. major, but its note is said to be softer and more frequently uttered.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
627. Dendrocopus leucopterus
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
627
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
439
Common name: 
White Winged Woodpecker
M_ID: 
10695
M_CN: 
White-winged Woodpecker
M_SN: 
Dendrocopos leucopterus
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
11118

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