Scientific Name: Dendrocopos mahrattensis Common Name: Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Other Name: Mahratta woodpecker
Identifying Features: Pale-headed, heavily spotted on sides, Irregular brown cheek and neck patches, yellowish crown.
- Favors dry arid areas with relatively open foliage.
- The specific epithet mahrattensis is from Marhatta, a historical region in the modern Indian state of Maharashtra.
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