651. Gecinus sharpii

651. Sharpe's Green Woodpecker.
GECINUS SHARPII.
Gecinus sharpii, Saunders, P.Z.S. 1872, p. 153 ; Dresser, v. p. 89, pl. 286 ; Hargitt, Gat. B. Br. Mus. xviii. p. 40.
Peto-verde. Peito amarillo, Poring. ; Pico verde, Peto real, Span.
Male ad. Differs from G. viridis in having the lores, eyebrows, and face slate-grey, with only a black spot on the loral region, the malar stripe scarlet, and not bordered with black. Culmen 1.5, wing 6.3, tail 4.2, tarsus 1.1 inch. The female has the malar stripe black, not scarlet, and the young bird differs from that of G. viridis in having the sides of the face grey.
Hab. Portugal, and Spain south of the Guadarrama range. In habits, note, and nidification, this species does not differ from G. viridis.

BookTitle: 
A Manual Of Palaearctic Birds
Reference: 
Dresser, Henry Eeles. A Manual of Palaearctic Birds. Vol. 1. 1902.
Title in Book: 
651. Gecinus sharpii
Book Author: 
H. E. Dresser
CatNo: 
651
Year: 
1902
Page No: 
454
Common name: 
Sharpes Green Woodpecker
M_ID: 
11075
M_CN: 
Iberian Green Woodpecker
M_SN: 
Picus sharpei
Volume: 
Vol. 1
id: 
10781

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