Woodpecker, KnysnaRoberts No: 484
Male has dark red forehead, crown and moustaches. Spots on breast, green finely spotted back. Female has olive brown crown with white spotting. Contact call is a single high whistle-like ‘skreee’. The call draws attention to the presence of the woodpecker, usually in the canopy.
Woodpecker, KnysnaFamily Name: Campethera notata
Common Name: Woodpecker, Knysna
Roberts No: 484
18 to 20 cm Resident mainly ants in all their stages, also wood-boring beetle larvae.