Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Scientific name: Dryobated minor
Mongolian name: Цоохор тоншуул
Order: Piciformes
Bird family: Picidae (Woodpeckers, allies)
Conservation status: LC


Key information

The lesser spotted woodpecker (Dryobates minor) is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae.

Length : 14–16 cm

Weight : 16–25 g

Population : 2,100,000-4,799,999 individuals

Habitat: Its habits are very similar to those of the great spotted woodpecker, and it has the same stumpy appearance, almost triangular, when bounding from tree to tree

Diet: mainly fed with surface-living insects, such as aphids and larval insects.