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March 28, 2020

Picidae Woodpeckers

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Woodpeckers. – Family Picidae

“Woodpeckers are part of the family Picidae, a group of near-passerine birds that also consist of piculets, wrynecks, and sapsuckers. The Picidae are one of nine families in the order Piciformes, the others being barbets , toucans, toucan-barbets, and honeyguides. ” (wiki)

Common Flameback  - male
Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense)

Singapore. March 2020.

Buff-necked Woodpecker
Buff-necked Woodpecker (Meilyptes tukki)

Sepilok. Sabah. Malaysia. February 2020.

Buff-rumped Woodpecker
Buff-rumped Woodpecker (Meiglyptes grammithorax)

sepilok. sabah. Malaysia. January 2020.

White-bellied Woodpecker
White-bellied Woodpecker (Dryocopus javensis)

kinabatangan river, sabah. Malaysia, January 2020.

Ashy Woodpecker
Ashy Woodpecker (Mulleripicus fulvus)

Togian islands. sulawesi. indonesia, December 2019.

Sulawesi Woodpecker
Sulawesi Woodpecker ( Yungipicus temminckii )

Tana Toraja. Sulawesi, indonesia. November 2019. Also known as the Sulawesi Pygmy-Woodpecker. It is endemic to Sulawesi.

checker-throated woodpecker
checker-throated woodpecker (Chrysophlegma mentale)

Mount Kinabalu. Sabah, Malaysia. October 2016.

Rufous Woodpecker
Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus).

Jerantut, Malaysia. May 2016.

Crimson-winged Woodpecker
Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus).

Baluran National Park, Bama, East Java. Indonesia, April 2012.

Indian sub-continent Picidae

Yellow-crowned Woodpecker  female
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker (Dendrocopos mahrattensis)

baratpur, rajastan. india. July 2017.

Golden-backed Woodpecker
Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense)

This is race jaffnense, better known as the Golden-backed Woodpecker (Dinopium benghalense jaffnense), found in the north of Sri Lanka. Jaffna. Sri Lanka , April 2017.

American Picidae

Black-cheeked Woodpecker
Black-cheeked Woodpecker (Melanerpes pucherani)

Spanish name is Carpintero Carinegro, Quepos, costa rica. June 2018.

Golden-Olive Woodpecker
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus)

Salento, Colombia. July 2018.

red-crowned woodpecker
red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus).
santa marta, colombia. July 2018.

Hoffman's Woodpecker
Hoffman’s Woodpecker (Melanerpes hoffmannii).

Jaco, Costa Rica. June 2018.

Pale-billed Woodpecker
Pale-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus guatemalensis)

tikal, guatemala. April 2018.

Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons dubius)

Lanquin, guatemala. April, 2018.

Lineated Woodpecker - male
Lineated Woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus) male .

Coban, Guatemala. April 2018.

Acorn Woodpecker, female
Acorn Woodpecker, female (Melanerpes formicivorus).

Atitlan Reserve, Panajachel. Guatemala. April 2018.

Chestnut-colored Woodpecker
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker (Celeus castaneus)

Spanish name is carpintero castaño. Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.

Yucatan Woodpecker
Yucatan Woodpecker (Melanerpes pygmaeus)

The spanish name is Carpintero yucateco. Merida, yucatan, mexico. March 2018.

Golden-breasted woodpecker
Golden-breasted woodpecker (Colaptes melanolaimus)

Spanish name is Carpintero real común, Costanera Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina. July 2010.

Middle East Picidae

Syrian Woodpecker
Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos assimilis)

Male is on the right, female on left. Selchuk, Turkey. January 2018.

Woodpeckers bird list

Buff-necked Woodpecker (Meilyptes tukki)
Buff-rumped Woodpecker (Meiglyptes grammithorax)
White-bellied Woodpecker (Dryocopus javensis)
Ashy Woodpecker (Mulleripicus fulvus)
Sulawesi Woodpecker ( Yungipicus temminckii )
checker-throated woodpecker (Chrysophlegma mentale)
Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus)
Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus)
Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense)
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker (Dendrocopos mahrattensis)
Black-rumped Flameback (Dinopium benghalense)
Black-cheeked Woodpecker (Melanerpes pucherani)
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus)
red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus)
Hoffman’s Woodpecker (Melanerpes hoffmannii)
Pale-billed Woodpecker (Campephilus guatemalensis)
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons)
Lineated Woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus)
Acorn Woodpecker, female (Melanerpes formicivorus).
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker (Celeus castaneus)
Yucatan Woodpecker (Melanerpes pygmaeus)
Golden-breasted woodpecker (Colaptes melanolaimus)
Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos assimilis)

Resources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodpecker

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