Family Woodpeckers (Picidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla 54 81 9
LC
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis 12 21 1
LC
African Piculet Verreauxia africana 1 8
LC
Rufous Piculet Sasia abnormis 5 8
LC
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea 4 5
LC
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus 6 12
LC
Bar-breasted Piculet Picumnus aurifrons 6 1
LC
Orinoco Piculet Picumnus pumilus 1 3 1
LC
Lafresnaye's Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi 5 8
LC
Golden-spangled Piculet Picumnus exilis 9 19 1
LC
Black-spotted Piculet Picumnus nigropunctatus 10 10 1
LC
Ecuadorian Piculet Picumnus sclateri 6 4 1
LC
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus 5 24 1
LC
White-bellied Piculet Picumnus spilogaster 4 1
VU
Arrowhead Piculet Picumnus minutissimus 7 4
NT
Spotted Piculet Picumnus pygmaeus 4 6 1
LC
Speckle-chested Piculet Picumnus steindachneri 1 2
EN
Varzea Piculet Picumnus varzeae 3
EN
White-barred Piculet Picumnus cirratus 19 16 3
LC
Ocellated Piculet Picumnus dorbignyanus 2 9
LC
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii 13 29 3
LC
White-wedged Piculet Picumnus albosquamatus 8 13 1
LC
Rusty-necked Piculet Picumnus fuscus 1
LC
Rufous-breasted Piculet Picumnus rufiventris 2 1
LC
Tawny Piculet Picumnus fulvescens 3 3 1
NT
Ochraceous Piculet Picumnus limae 3 3 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 17 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 5 1
LC
Red-crested Woodpecker Hemicircus concretus
LC
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente 12 9 1
LC
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens 10 8 4
LC
Splendid Woodpecker Campephilus splendens 1 3 1
NT
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker Campephilus haematogaster 2
LC
Red-necked Woodpecker Campephilus rubricollis 14 12 5
LC
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus 9 13 1
LC
Pale-billed Woodpecker Campephilus guatemalensis 18 31 1
LC
Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos 35 45 2
LC
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis 6 7 1
NT
Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon 4 19 2
LC
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus 19 35 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 6 10
LC
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus 34 28 5
LC
Greater Sri Lanka Flameback Chrysocolaptes stricklandi 3
LC
Javan Flameback Chrysocolaptes strictus 3
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 9 1
LC
Olive-backed Woodpecker Dinopium rafflesii 2 4 1
NT
Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii 2 2
LC
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense 5 20 1
LC
Spot-throated Flameback Dinopium everetti 2
NT
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense 24 58 6
LC
Lesser Sri Lanka Flameback Dinopium psarodes 1 9
LC
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia 1 3 3
LC
Bamboo Woodpecker Gecinulus viridis 1 2 1
LC
Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus 11 19 2
LC
Buff-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes grammithorax 5 7 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 3 1
NT
Javan Yellownape Chrysophlegma mentale 6
NT
Greater Yellownape Chrysophlegma flavinucha 4 15 2
LC
Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus 5 20
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 16 23 1
LC
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni 15 21
LC
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica 2
LC
Knysna Woodpecker Campethera notata 4
NT
Little Spotted Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii 9
LC
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa 2 6
LC
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi 5
LC
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema 2
LC
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa 3 5
LC
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli 1 5
LC
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus 5 5 2
LC
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus 7 27 1
LC
Japanese Woodpecker Picus awokera 9 4
LC
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri
NT
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus 3 15 2
LC
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus 14 11 2
LC
Streak-breasted Woodpecker Picus viridanus 7 6
LC
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus 18 14 8
LC
Black-naped Woodpecker Picus guerini 10 9 3
LC
Sumatran Woodpecker Picus dedemi
NT
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius 9 9
LC
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 38 50 7
LC
Iberian Green Woodpecker Picus sharpei 9 19 3
NT
Maghreb Green Woodpecker Picus vaillantii 9 8 1
LC
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus 2 13
LC
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex 5 6
LC
Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker Piculus callopterus 19 7
LC
White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus 4 4
LC
Lita Woodpecker Piculus litae 5 1
LC
Yellow-throated Woodpecker Piculus flavigula 20 10 3
LC
Golden-green Woodpecker Piculus chrysochloros 6 15
LC
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus 11 15 5
NT
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae 5 18
VU
Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes cafer 10 40
LC
Guatemalan Flicker Colaptes mexicanoides 3
LC
Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus 16 33 3
LC
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides 1 8 2
LC
Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros 19 43 3
LC
Golden-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes melanolaimus 12 33 1
LC
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Colaptes rivolii 21 21 4
LC
Black-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes atriceps 1 1
LC
Northern Andean Flicker Colaptes cinereicapillus 2 4
LC
Southern Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola 20 35 1
LC
Chilean Flicker Colaptes pitius 7 14 1
LC
Campo Flicker Colaptes campestris 18 32 1
LC
Pampas Flicker Colaptes campestroides 8 25 3
LC
Spot-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes punctigula 22 45 3
LC
Grey-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes auricularis 3
LC
Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes aeruginosus 1 2
LC
Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes rubiginosus 51 68 2
LC
Black-necked Woodpecker Colaptes atricollis 3 6 1
LC
Cinnamon Woodpecker Celeus loricatus 7 7 3
LC
Ringed Woodpecker Celeus torquatus 15 2 1
NT
Amazonian Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus occidentalis 4 4 1
LC
Atlantic Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus tinnunculus 1
VU
Cream-colored Woodpecker Celeus flavus 18 36 4
LC
Rufous-headed Woodpecker Celeus spectabilis 6
LC
Kaempfer's Woodpecker Celeus obrieni 2 4 2
EN
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus 4 12
LC
Scaly-breasted Woodpecker Celeus grammicus 4 7 2
LC
Waved Woodpecker Celeus undatus 7 3 2
LC
Ochre-backed Woodpecker Celeus ochraceus 4 1 1
LC
Blond-crested Woodpecker Celeus flavescens 18 44 3
LC
Chestnut Woodpecker Celeus elegans 7 11
LC
Pale-crested Woodpecker Celeus lugubris 5 14 1
LC
Helmeted Woodpecker Hylatomus galeatus 1 6 2
VU
Pileated Woodpecker Hylatomus pileatus 22 53 2
LC
Lineated Woodpecker Hylatomus lineatus 61 90 3
LC
Dusky-winged Woodpecker Hylatomus fuscipennis 10 5
LC
Black-bodied Woodpecker Hylatomus schulzii 2 5 1
NT
Ashy Woodpecker Mulleripicus fulvus 11 13 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 16 6
LC
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei 8 21 2
NT
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius 44 27 24
LC
Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus 11 7
LC
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius 20 39 1
LC
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis 14 19
LC
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber 17 16
LC
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus 17 24 2
LC
White Woodpecker Melanerpes candidus 21 36 5
LC
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis 9 6
LC
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri 3 5 1
NT
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis 6 11 1
LC
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus 19 26 1
NT
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus 57 86 2
LC
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker Melanerpes cruentatus 32 22 6
LC
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons 19 48 2
LC
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen 4 4
LC
Beautiful Woodpecker Melanerpes pulcher 7 4
LC
Black-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes pucherani 23 38 1
LC
White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum 16 25 3
LC
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus 4 14 1
LC
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus 2 8 1
LC
Grey-breasted Woodpecker Melanerpes hypopolius 2 3
LC
Yucatan Woodpecker Melanerpes pygmaeus 7 3
LC
Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus 45 80 3
LC
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii 14 25 1
LC
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysogenys 5 15
LC
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis 8 29 1
LC
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris 27 20 4
LC
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 30 95 4
LC
Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons 36 34 5
LC
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus 21 29 5
LC
Dark-bodied Woodpecker Picoides funebris 1
LC
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus 13 13 1
LC
Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides temminckii 2 3 1
LC
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides kizuki 19 13 4
LC
Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides maculatus 7 6 3
LC
Sulu Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides ramsayi 2
VU
Grey-capped Woodpecker Picoides canicapillus 14 16 3
LC
Indian Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides nanus 8 8
LC
Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides moluccensis 9 8 1
LC
Sahelian Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus 1 1
LC
Speckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendropicos poecilolaemus 2 3
LC
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus 13 10
LC
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens 15 38
LC
Melancholy Woodpecker Dendropicos lugubris 1 4
LC
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis 1 6
LC
Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi 1 2
NT
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus 9 15 1
LC
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus 1 6
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 18
LC
Grey-headed Woodpecker Dendropicos spodocephalus 5 18
LC
Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus 2 2 1
LC
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus 10
LC
Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae 4 3
VU
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis 6 29 3
LC
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Leiopicus auriceps 4 28 1
LC
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius 23 24 8
LC
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 44 36 7
LC
Scarlet-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates cathpharius 8 5 1
LC
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates pernyii 4 1 1
LC
Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 41 103
LC
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris 8 16 1
LC
Nuttall's Woodpecker Dryobates nuttallii 8 27
LC
Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus 33 49 2
LC
Arizona Woodpecker Leuconotopicus arizonae 7 8
LC
Strickland's Woodpecker Leuconotopicus stricklandi
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 12 2
LC
Golden-collared Woodpecker Veniliornis cassini 4 6 1
LC
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster 5 16 1
LC
Checkered Woodpecker Veniliornis mixtus 5 21 2
LC
Striped Woodpecker Veniliornis lignarius 3 8 1
LC
Blood-colored Woodpecker Veniliornis sanguineus 7 5 1
LC
Little Woodpecker Veniliornis passerinus 24 16 2
LC
Dot-fronted Woodpecker Veniliornis frontalis 3 8 1
LC
Scarlet-backed Woodpecker Veniliornis callonotus 4 12 1
LC
Yellow-vented Woodpecker Veniliornis dignus 4 6 1
LC
Bar-bellied Woodpecker Veniliornis nigriceps 1 3
LC
Red-stained Woodpecker Veniliornis affinis 9 6 1
LC
Choco Woodpecker Veniliornis chocoensis 2
NT
Yellow-eared Woodpecker Veniliornis maculifrons 3 3
LC
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus 8 17 1
LC
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus 5 4 1
LC
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei 1 11
LC
Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis 18 12
LC
Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii 7
CR
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos 17 17 3
LC
Amami Woodpecker Dendrocopos owstoni 3
NT
Sind Woodpecker Dendrocopos assimilis 3
LC
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus 8 23 5
LC
Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis 4 6 1
LC
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 169 166 17
LC
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus 3 10
LC
Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis 6 12 2
LC

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