Large woodpecker of about 30 cm long. Only inhabits primeval forests called ‘Yambaru’ in the northern part of the main Okinawa Island. The Okinawa Woodpecker is a single species or genus, which is very rare and extremely valuable taxonomically. Designated as a special national nature treasure and a critically endangered species.
《 ノグチゲラ Okinawa woodpecker 》