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Lesser Yellownape (Woodkeeper) Pictures and Detail

Lesser Yellownape (Woodkeeper) Pictures and Detail The more I capture the pictures of birds, the more I become fascinated with their versatility. I wanted to capture the pictures of a wood keeper bird and one day, I heard a sound that resembles the sound of hitting hard on the wood. So, I decided to investigate and found a greenish bird making sounds on a nearby tree. I succeed in taking a few pictures of this bird before it flew away.  Download our App to Learn about Indian Birds Later on in the investigation, I found that it is Lesser Yellownape and its scientific name is (Picus chlorolophus). It belongs to the wood keeper family called Picidae and we can find them very common in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Lesser Yellownape has three subspecies and I took pictures of the Himalayan subspecies because I took these pictures in Himachal.  It is a medium-sized (25-27cm) greenish bird with a yellow crown or strip at the head with shades of red or orange color around the ey