• Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers in Singapore

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    During our three weeks of bird-watching in Singapore we didn't only encounter large birds like the Asian Openbill and the Oriental Pied Hornbill. There was one tiny bird that we observed almost every day in a variety of habitats. The Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker - Yungipicus moluccensis is a tiny bird measuring only around 12-13cm and we observed it in parks, gardens and mangrove areas. Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers could easily nip around the back of a tree trunk and be obscured, but I was able to capture some photos of this tiny bird.
    The photo above is of a Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker nest in a trunk...
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