Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker

We went for a walk along the nature trail under Mt. Kuju at Choujabaru. Saw (and heard!) a few pygmy woodpeckers but couldn’t get any photos until I looked directly above me – almost doing a back bend to take the shot (ouch!).

Order: Piciformes; Family: Picidae
Dendrocopos kizuki
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker = kogera

Location: Kuju (nature walk at Choujabaru)