African Piculet

The African Piculet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

from the smallest African piculet, Dwarf Honeyguide, African Green Broadbill, to the large Handsome Francolin, Black wattled casqued hornbill,Shoebill, Rwenzori Turaco, and Secretary Bird. Bring your most-wanted bird list along! ITINERARY: = Day 1-Arrival. This is an optional day for birding depending on the time of arrival. Some may choose to rest and shed off the jet lag, while others go birding in and around Entebbe orKampala. More

The African Piculet (Sasia africana), sometimes placed in the monotypic genus Verreauxia, is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, and Uganda. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Sasia africana. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. More

2001) and African Piculet Sasia africana (a female on 3 Nov 1999). The Piculet is extremely rare in Upper Guinea, with only two previous records in Côte d'Ivoire, while the Honeyguide is a rare and elusive species, whose presence in the country was confirmed only in 2000. Other rarely recorded species seen there include Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi, Bioko Batis Batis poensis and Grey-throated Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus griseigularis, which was found not to be rare. More

pair of minuscule African Piculet feeding young, a pair of rare Rufous-rumped Lark and little-known Bannerman's Pipit, scolding calls from Sjostedt's Honeyguide Greenbul, the delicate Alexander's Akalat in the dark, moist forest under-storey, a crisp male White-fronted Black Chat calling from its prominent perch, the sweet, fluty call of Crossley's Ground Thrush, an agitated White-tailed Warbler flitting her stump-tail and a pair of Banded Wattle-eye. More

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Yellow Footed Honeyguide, African Piculet, Frasers Eagle Owl, African Finfoot, Brown Nightjar) Ghana - rainforest and savanna birds - 17 November - 7 December 2009, author Stephen Blaber (added December 26, 2009) (Kakum, Mole, Bobiri, Aboabo, Winneba, Tono Dam, Picathartes, hornbills) The Forests of Ghana - 15th - 25th April 2009, author Pete Morris (link created August 15, 2009) (This Birdquest trip focused on the Upper Guinea forest endemic birds - some 300+ species seen) Ghana: More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Picidae
Genus : Sasia
Species : africana
Authority : Verreaux & Verreaux, 1855