- Dendropicos pyrrhogaster
- Brownish-black forehead
- Red crown and nape
Western Africa: found from Sierra Leone and southern Guinea to southern Nigeria and south-western Cameroon
This is a monotypic species.
Placed in genus Chloropicus by Gill and Donsker.
Primary and secondary lowland forests.
Their diet consists of insects, beetle larvae and ants.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
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