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Melancholy woodpecker

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Dendropicos
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Picidae
Scientific name  Dendropicos lugubris
Higher classification  Dendropicos
Order  Piciformes
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Similar  Speckle‑breasted woodpecker, Stierling's woodpecker, Eastern grey woodpecker, Chocó woodpecker, Black‑dotted piculet

The melancholy woodpecker (Dendropicos lugubris) is a species of woodpecker. It is found in Africa from Sierra Leone east to Nigeria. It is often considered to be a subspecies of Gabon woodpecker, Dendropicos gabonensis, but here it is treated as a separate species following the Handbook of the Birds of the World.


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