Family Woodpeckers (Picidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla 59 95 9
LC
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis 12 27 1
LC
African Piculet Verreauxia africana 1 8
LC
Rufous Piculet Sasia abnormis 5 12
LC
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea 4 5
LC
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus 6 12
LC
Bar-breasted Piculet Picumnus aurifrons 10 1
LC
Orinoco Piculet Picumnus pumilus 1 3 1
LC
Lafresnaye's Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi 5 8
LC
Golden-spangled Piculet Picumnus exilis 9 21 1
LC
Black-spotted Piculet Picumnus nigropunctatus 10 10 1
LC
Ecuadorian Piculet Picumnus sclateri 7 6 1
LC
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus 5 29 1
LC
White-bellied Piculet Picumnus spilogaster 4 1
VU
Arrowhead Piculet Picumnus minutissimus 7 4
NT
Spotted Piculet Picumnus pygmaeus 5 8 1
LC
Speckle-chested Piculet Picumnus steindachneri 2 3
EN
Varzea Piculet Picumnus varzeae 6
EN
White-barred Piculet Picumnus cirratus 22 16 3
LC
Ocellated Piculet Picumnus dorbignyanus 2 11
LC
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii 13 35 3
LC
White-wedged Piculet Picumnus albosquamatus 8 14 1
LC
Rusty-necked Piculet Picumnus fuscus 1
LC
Rufous-breasted Piculet Picumnus rufiventris 2 1
LC
Tawny Piculet Picumnus fulvescens 3 5 1
NT
Ochraceous Piculet Picumnus limae 3 4 1
LC
Mottled Piculet Picumnus nebulosus 4 11 2
NT
Plain-breasted Piculet Picumnus castelnau 1
LC
Fine-barred Piculet Picumnus subtilis 3 4 1
LC
Olivaceous Piculet Picumnus olivaceus 8 18 2
LC
Greyish Piculet Picumnus granadensis 9 14 1
LC
Chestnut Piculet Picumnus cinnamomeus 3 7
LC
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas 1 2 1
LC
Grey-and-buff Woodpecker Hemicircus sordidus 3 8 1
LC
Red-crested Woodpecker Hemicircus concretus 4
LC
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente 12 10 1
LC
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens 11 10 5
LC
Splendid Woodpecker Campephilus splendens 1 5 1
NT
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker Campephilus haematogaster 1 3
LC
Red-necked Woodpecker Campephilus rubricollis 14 17 5
LC
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus 9 14 1
LC
Pale-billed Woodpecker Campephilus guatemalensis 19 32 1
LC
Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos 35 52 2
LC
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis 7 12 1
NT
Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon 6 21 2
LC
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus 19 38 1
LC
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis 7
CR
Imperial Woodpecker Campephilus imperialis
CR(PE)
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus 1 3 1
LC
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis 1 5 7
LC
Orange-backed Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes validus 7 10
LC
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus 34 33 5
LC
Greater Sri Lanka Flameback Chrysocolaptes stricklandi 3
LC
Javan Flameback Chrysocolaptes strictus 4
VU
Red-headed Flameback Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus 1
EN
Luzon Flameback Chrysocolaptes haematribon 4 3 1
LC
Buff-spotted Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus 1 1 1
LC
Yellow-faced Flameback Chrysocolaptes xanthocephalus
EN
White-naped Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes festivus 5 12 1
LC
Olive-backed Woodpecker Dinopium rafflesii 2 5 1
NT
Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii 2 3
LC
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense 5 20 1
LC
Spot-throated Flameback Dinopium everetti 3
NT
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense 25 64 7
LC
Lesser Sri Lanka Flameback Dinopium psarodes 1 17
LC
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia 1 4 3
LC
Bamboo Woodpecker Gecinulus viridis 1 3 1
LC
Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus 11 19 2
LC
Buff-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes grammithorax 5 10 1
LC
White-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes tristis
EN
Black-and-buff Woodpecker Meiglyptes jugularis 3 3 2
LC
Buff-necked Woodpecker Meiglyptes tukki 5 9 2
NT
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum 10 3 1
LC
Chequer-throated Yellownape Chrysophlegma humii 4 2
NT
Javan Yellownape Chrysophlegma mentale 6
NT
Greater Yellownape Chrysophlegma flavinucha 4 15 2
LC
Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus 5 23
LC
Fine-spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera 6 12
LC
Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii 9 16 1
LC
Reichenow's Woodpecker Campethera scriptoricauda 3
LC
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica 17 29 1
LC
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni 15 23
LC
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica 4
LC
Knysna Woodpecker Campethera notata 4
NT
Little Spotted Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii 9
LC
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa 2 9
LC
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi 5
LC
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema 2
LC
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa 4 5
LC
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli 1 5
LC
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus 5 7 2
LC
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus 7 31 2
LC
Japanese Woodpecker Picus awokera 10 6 1
LC
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri
NT
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus 3 21 2
LC
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus 13 11 2
LC
Streak-breasted Woodpecker Picus viridanus 7 6
LC
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus 18 24 8
LC
Black-naped Woodpecker Picus guerini 10 12 3
LC
Sumatran Woodpecker Picus dedemi 3
NT
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius 9 9
LC
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 38 63 7
LC
Iberian Green Woodpecker Picus sharpei 10 21 3
NT
Maghreb Green Woodpecker Picus vaillantii 9 13 1
LC
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus 3 15 1
LC
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex 6 6
LC
Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker Piculus callopterus 19 7
LC
White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus 4 5
LC
Lita Woodpecker Piculus litae 5 1
LC
Yellow-throated Woodpecker Piculus flavigula 21 11 3
LC
Golden-green Woodpecker Piculus chrysochloros 6 16
LC
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus 12 18 5
NT
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae 5 22
VU
Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes cafer 10 41
LC
Guatemalan Flicker Colaptes mexicanoides 3
LC
Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus 17 39 3
LC
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides 1 10 2
LC
Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros 19 52 3
LC
Golden-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes melanolaimus 12 33 1
LC
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Colaptes rivolii 22 27 4
LC
Black-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes atriceps 3 2
LC
Northern Andean Flicker Colaptes cinereicapillus 2 2
LC
Southern Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola 21 38 1
LC
Chilean Flicker Colaptes pitius 7 14 1
LC
Campo Flicker Colaptes campestris 18 39 1
LC
Pampas Flicker Colaptes campestroides 9 26 3
LC
Spot-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes punctigula 24 48 3
LC
Grey-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes auricularis 3
LC
Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes aeruginosus 1 2
LC
Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes rubiginosus 54 74 2
LC
Black-necked Woodpecker Colaptes atricollis 3 6 1
LC
Cinnamon Woodpecker Celeus loricatus 7 8 3
LC
Ringed Woodpecker Celeus torquatus 17 2 1
NT
Amazonian Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus occidentalis 4 5 1
LC
Atlantic Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus tinnunculus 1 1
VU
Cream-colored Woodpecker Celeus flavus 19 41 4
LC
Rufous-headed Woodpecker Celeus spectabilis 6
LC
Kaempfer's Woodpecker Celeus obrieni 2 5 2
EN
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus 5 13
LC
Scaly-breasted Woodpecker Celeus grammicus 4 7 2
LC
Waved Woodpecker Celeus undatus 7 3 2
LC
Ochre-backed Woodpecker Celeus ochraceus 4 3 1
LC
Blond-crested Woodpecker Celeus flavescens 19 47 3
LC
Chestnut Woodpecker Celeus elegans 7 12
LC
Pale-crested Woodpecker Celeus lugubris 7 14 1
LC
Helmeted Woodpecker Hylatomus galeatus 1 7 2
VU
Pileated Woodpecker Hylatomus pileatus 22 61 2
LC
Lineated Woodpecker Hylatomus lineatus 63 99 3
LC
Dusky-winged Woodpecker Hylatomus fuscipennis 10 5
LC
Black-bodied Woodpecker Hylatomus schulzii 2 6 1
NT
Ashy Woodpecker Mulleripicus fulvus 11 15 1
LC
Northern Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus funebris 6 7
NT
Southern Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus fuliginosus
VU
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus 8 12 4
VU
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis 18 18 7
LC
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei 8 21 2
NT
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius 47 39 24
LC
Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus 11 8
LC
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius 20 41 1
LC
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis 14 20
LC
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber 17 16
LC
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus 17 27 2
LC
White Woodpecker Melanerpes candidus 23 40 5
LC
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis 9 11
LC
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri 3 5 1
NT
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis 6 11 1
LC
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus 19 27 1
NT
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus 60 92 2
LC
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker Melanerpes cruentatus 32 26 6
LC
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons 22 52 2
LC
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen 5 5
LC
Beautiful Woodpecker Melanerpes pulcher 7 6
LC
Black-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes pucherani 23 43 1
LC
White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum 18 28 3
LC
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus 4 15 1
LC
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus 2 8 1
LC
Grey-breasted Woodpecker Melanerpes hypopolius 2 3
LC
Yucatan Woodpecker Melanerpes pygmaeus 7 4
LC
Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus 45 87 3
LC
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii 14 27 1
LC
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysogenys 5 15
LC
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis 8 33 1
LC
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris 27 26 4
LC
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 30 96 4
LC
Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons 37 36 5
LC
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus 21 38 5
LC
Dark-bodied Woodpecker Picoides funebris 1
LC
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus 14 16 1
LC
Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides temminckii 2 4 1
LC
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides kizuki 25 17 6
LC
Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides maculatus 7 6 3
LC
Sulu Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides ramsayi 2
VU
Grey-capped Woodpecker Picoides canicapillus 14 18 3
LC
Indian Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides nanus 8 8
LC
Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides moluccensis 10 12 1
LC
Sahelian Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus 1 1
LC
Speckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendropicos poecilolaemus 2 3
LC
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus 15 11
LC
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens 15 43
LC
Melancholy Woodpecker Dendropicos lugubris 1 4
LC
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis 2 6
LC
Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi 1 4
NT
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus 9 24 1
LC
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus 1 7
LC
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster 3 3
LC
Johnston's Woodpecker Dendropicos johnstoni 3
LC
Elliot's Woodpecker Dendropicos elliotii 1 1
LC
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae 20 21
LC
Grey-headed Woodpecker Dendropicos spodocephalus 5 21
LC
Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus 3 3 1
LC
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus 11
LC
Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae 4 3
VU
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis 7 36 3
LC
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Leiopicus auriceps 5 31 1
LC
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius 23 39 8
LC
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 46 48 7
LC
Scarlet-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates cathpharius 8 6 1
LC
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates pernyii 4 3 1
LC
Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 42 107
LC
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris 8 17 1
LC
Nuttall's Woodpecker Dryobates nuttallii 8 29
LC
Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus 33 54 2
LC
Arizona Woodpecker Leuconotopicus arizonae 8 10 1
LC
Strickland's Woodpecker Leuconotopicus stricklandi 1
LC
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis 7 6
NT
White-headed Woodpecker Leuconotopicus albolarvatus 15 8 1
LC
Smoky-brown Woodpecker Leuconotopicus fumigatus 6 15 2
LC
Red-rumped Woodpecker Veniliornis kirkii 10 13 2
LC
Golden-collared Woodpecker Veniliornis cassini 4 7 1
LC
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster 5 17 1
LC
Checkered Woodpecker Veniliornis mixtus 6 23 2
LC
Striped Woodpecker Veniliornis lignarius 3 9 1
LC
Blood-colored Woodpecker Veniliornis sanguineus 7 5 1
LC
Little Woodpecker Veniliornis passerinus 25 21 2
LC
Dot-fronted Woodpecker Veniliornis frontalis 3 9 1
LC
Scarlet-backed Woodpecker Veniliornis callonotus 4 15 1
LC
Yellow-vented Woodpecker Veniliornis dignus 5 6 1
LC
Bar-bellied Woodpecker Veniliornis nigriceps 1 5
LC
Red-stained Woodpecker Veniliornis affinis 9 9 1
LC
Choco Woodpecker Veniliornis chocoensis 2
NT
Yellow-eared Woodpecker Veniliornis maculifrons 3 3
LC
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus 8 21 1
LC
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus 5 4 1
LC
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei 1 15
LC
Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis 18 13
LC
Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii 1 7
CR
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos
LC
Amami Woodpecker Dendrocopos owstoni 2 3 2
NT
Sind Woodpecker Dendrocopos assimilis 3
LC
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus 12 35 5
LC
Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis 5 6 1
LC
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 178 187 17
LC
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus 3 11
LC
Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis 6 16 2
LC

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