Mesopicos griseocephalus

The Olive Woodpecker is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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The Mesopicos griseocephalus is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Mesopicos griseocephalus, Black Saw-wing Swallow Psalidoprocne pristoptera, Sombre Bulbul, Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis, Bleating Bush Warbler Camaroptera brachyura, Southern Boubou, Dusky Flycatcher, Eastern Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus and African Paradise Flycatcher. At night, the bubbling call of the Wood Owl Strix woodfordii is not uncommon and keep an ear open for the phantom-like foghorn hooting of the diminutive Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothura elegans, one of Africa's hardest forest birds to see. More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Picidae
Genus : Mesopicos
Species : griseocephalus
Authority : (Boddaert, 1783)