Woodpecker, Buff-spotted 


Buff-spotted Woodpecker - Campethera nivosa nivosa
The Gambia - November 2018

The Buff-spotted Woodpecker is found in much of tropical central Africa, south of the Sahara.  The birds (male and female pair) shown in the linked video were busy excavating a nest hole.  The video framegrabs shown here are from a recording made in The Gambia during November 2018 - video link.

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