Author 'Gontrand62' (Id 161434 ) : Pic epeiche is similar to other tachetes black peaks white (pic epeichette, mar peak, peak a white back, etc.), but is distinguished by the much darker back, the bright red abdomen and, with regard to the male, a red spot on the neck. Only two conspicuous white stripes on each side of the back are presented. The female is similar to the male, apart from his neck which is black. Young pic epeiche has a broad Red cap and the lower abdomen in pink tones, more clear than that of the adult. To keep a vertical of the branches he, he uses as support for the special of its tail feathers, tail feathers, which are rigidifiees.