• Animals in Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lankan Animals, Animals of Sri Lanka

Crimson-backed Woodpecker (Chrysocolaptes stricklandi)

It is found throughout the island but prefers the mountainous regions in the wet zone. Its regular habitats are forests and heavily wooded areas. This bird can be observed in the Mitirigala Forest Reserve, Kitulgala Forest Reserve, The Peak Wilderness Sanctuary, Bodhinagala Forest Reserve, Morapitiya Forest Reserve, Sinharaja Rain Forest, Kanneliya Forest Reserve, Hiyare Forest Reserve, Udawalawe National Park, Horton Plains National Park, Hakgala Botanic Gardens, Udawattekele Forest Reserve, Riverstone Area and the Wasgamuwa National Park.