Family Woodpeckers (Picidae) | the Internet Bird Collection

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla 69 152 11
LC
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis 12 32 1
LC
African Piculet Verreauxia africana 1 10 1
LC
Rufous Piculet Sasia abnormis 6 13
LC
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea 6 9
LC
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus 10 22
LC
Bar-breasted Piculet Picumnus aurifrons 4 11 1
LC
Orinoco Piculet Picumnus pumilus 1 3 1
LC
Lafresnaye's Piculet Picumnus lafresnayi 5 11
LC
Golden-spangled Piculet Picumnus exilis 11 25 1
LC
Black-spotted Piculet Picumnus nigropunctatus 10 10 1
LC
Ecuadorian Piculet Picumnus sclateri 7 7 1
LC
Scaled Piculet Picumnus squamulatus 6 34 1
LC
White-bellied Piculet Picumnus spilogaster 9 1
VU
Arrowhead Piculet Picumnus minutissimus 7 5
NT
Spotted Piculet Picumnus pygmaeus 5 11 1
LC
Speckle-chested Piculet Picumnus steindachneri 2 5
EN
Varzea Piculet Picumnus varzeae 6
EN
White-barred Piculet Picumnus cirratus 27 30 3
LC
Ocellated Piculet Picumnus dorbignyanus 3 12
LC
Ochre-collared Piculet Picumnus temminckii 16 46 3
LC
White-wedged Piculet Picumnus albosquamatus 10 32 1
LC
Rusty-necked Piculet Picumnus fuscus 1 1
LC
Rufous-breasted Piculet Picumnus rufiventris 2 1
LC
Tawny Piculet Picumnus fulvescens 3 7 1
NT
Ochraceous Piculet Picumnus limae 3 4 1
LC
Mottled Piculet Picumnus nebulosus 4 11 2
NT
Plain-breasted Piculet Picumnus castelnau 1 1
LC
Fine-barred Piculet Picumnus subtilis 3 7 1
LC
Olivaceous Piculet Picumnus olivaceus 8 28 1
LC
Greyish Piculet Picumnus granadensis 9 18 1
LC
Chestnut Piculet Picumnus cinnamomeus 3 8
LC
Antillean Piculet Nesoctites micromegas 1 3 1
LC
Grey-and-buff Woodpecker Hemicircus sordidus 3 8 1
LC
Red-crested Woodpecker Hemicircus concretus 7
LC
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente 12 14 1
LC
Powerful Woodpecker Campephilus pollens 11 15 3
LC
Splendid Woodpecker Campephilus splendens 1 5 1
NT
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker Campephilus haematogaster 3 5
LC
Red-necked Woodpecker Campephilus rubricollis 17 24 5
LC
Robust Woodpecker Campephilus robustus 9 21 2
LC
Pale-billed Woodpecker Campephilus guatemalensis 28 46 1
LC
Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos 47 71 3
LC
Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensis 10 15 2
NT
Cream-backed Woodpecker Campephilus leucopogon 6 26 2
LC
Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus magellanicus 21 51 1
LC
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis 15
CR
Imperial Woodpecker Campephilus imperialis
CR(PE)
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus 1 6 1
LC
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis 2 7 7
LC
Orange-backed Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes validus 8 14
LC
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus 37 51 6
LC
Greater Sri Lanka Flameback Chrysocolaptes stricklandi 4
LC
Javan Flameback Chrysocolaptes strictus 7
VU
Red-headed Flameback Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus 1 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 14 1
LC
Olive-backed Woodpecker Dinopium rafflesii 2 7 1
NT
Himalayan Flameback Dinopium shorii 2 5 1
LC
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense 5 34 1
LC
Spot-throated Flameback Dinopium everetti 3
NT
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense 27 103 7
LC
Lesser Sri Lanka Flameback Dinopium psarodes 5 20
LC
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia 1 8 3
LC
Bamboo Woodpecker Gecinulus viridis 1 3 1
LC
Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus 12 29 2
LC
Buff-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes grammithorax 5 12 1
LC
White-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes tristis 2 1
EN
Black-and-buff Woodpecker Meiglyptes jugularis 3 6 2
LC
Buff-necked Woodpecker Meiglyptes tukki 7 12 2
NT
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum 12 7 1
LC
Chequer-throated Yellownape Chrysophlegma humii 5 3
NT
Javan Yellownape Chrysophlegma mentale 7
NT
Greater Yellownape Chrysophlegma flavinucha 10 18 2
LC
Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus 5 27
NT
Fine-spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera 10 13
LC
Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii 9 21 1
LC
Reichenow's Woodpecker Campethera scriptoricauda 5
LC
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica 17 37 1
LC
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni 16 33
LC
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica 4
LC
Knysna Woodpecker Campethera notata 2 5 1
NT
Little Spotted Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii 8
LC
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa 2 13
LC
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi 8
LC
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema 2 3
LC
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa 4 5 1
LC
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli 1 6
LC
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus 6 12 2
LC
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus 11 37 4
LC
Japanese Woodpecker Picus awokera 12 8 1
LC
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri 2
NT
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus 3 25 2
LC
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus 15 19 2
LC
Streak-breasted Woodpecker Picus viridanus 7 10
LC
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus 22 40 8
LC
Black-naped Woodpecker Picus guerini 18 23 6
LC
Sumatran Woodpecker Picus dedemi 1 7
NT
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius 10 15 2
LC
Eurasian Green Woodpecker Picus viridis 51 90 11
LC
Iberian Green Woodpecker Picus sharpei 21 29 3
NT
Maghreb Green Woodpecker Picus vaillantii 9 20 1
LC
Scaly-bellied Woodpecker Picus squamatus 7 17 2
LC
Rufous-winged Woodpecker Piculus simplex 8 8
LC
Stripe-cheeked Woodpecker Piculus callopterus 22 9
LC
White-throated Woodpecker Piculus leucolaemus 5 6
LC
Lita Woodpecker Piculus litae 2 5 1
LC
Yellow-throated Woodpecker Piculus flavigula 24 16 3
LC
Golden-green Woodpecker Piculus chrysochloros 9 20
LC
Yellow-browed Woodpecker Piculus aurulentus 14 23 5
NT
Fernandina's Flicker Colaptes fernandinae 9 29
VU
Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes cafer 11 51
LC
Guatemalan Flicker Colaptes mexicanoides 5
LC
Yellow-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus 26 66 3
LC
Gilded Flicker Colaptes chrysoides 2 18 2
LC
Green-barred Woodpecker Colaptes melanochloros 24 67 4
LC
Golden-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes melanolaimus 16 36 1
LC
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Colaptes rivolii 27 34 4
LC
Black-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes atriceps 3 2
LC
Northern Andean Flicker Colaptes cinereicapillus 1 3
LC
Southern Andean Flicker Colaptes rupicola 25 50 1
LC
Chilean Flicker Colaptes pitius 7 16 1
LC
Campo Flicker Colaptes campestris 26 50 2
LC
Pampas Flicker Colaptes campestroides 11 27 3
LC
Spot-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes punctigula 24 60 3
LC
Grey-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes auricularis 2 4
LC
Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes aeruginosus 1 2
LC
Golden-olive Woodpecker Colaptes rubiginosus 58 96 2
LC
Black-necked Woodpecker Colaptes atricollis 7 8 1
LC
Cinnamon Woodpecker Celeus loricatus 9 13 4
LC
Ringed Woodpecker Celeus torquatus 17 3 1
NT
Amazonian Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus occidentalis 5 7 1
LC
Atlantic Black-breasted Woodpecker Celeus tinnunculus 1 1
VU
Cream-colored Woodpecker Celeus flavus 22 49 4
LC
Rufous-headed Woodpecker Celeus spectabilis 4 7
LC
Kaempfer's Woodpecker Celeus obrieni 4 5 2
VU
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus 7 21
LC
Scaly-breasted Woodpecker Celeus grammicus 6 8 2
LC
Waved Woodpecker Celeus undatus 8 7 2
LC
Ochre-backed Woodpecker Celeus ochraceus 4 6 1
LC
Blond-crested Woodpecker Celeus flavescens 30 59 4
LC
Chestnut Woodpecker Celeus elegans 11 15
LC
Pale-crested Woodpecker Celeus lugubris 12 19 1
LC
Helmeted Woodpecker Hylatomus galeatus 4 11 2
VU
Pileated Woodpecker Hylatomus pileatus 28 72 2
LC
Lineated Woodpecker Hylatomus lineatus 71 131 5
LC
Dusky-winged Woodpecker Hylatomus fuscipennis 10 8
LC
Black-bodied Woodpecker Hylatomus schulzii 2 7 1
NT
Ashy Woodpecker Mulleripicus fulvus 11 21 1
LC
Northern Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus funebris 6 7
NT
Southern Sooty Woodpecker Mulleripicus fuliginosus 1
VU
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus 10 18 4
VU
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis 18 24 7
LC
Andaman Woodpecker Dryocopus hodgei 8 21 2
VU
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius 61 76 31
LC
Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus 11 9
LC
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius 24 60 1
LC
Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis 14 22
LC
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber 18 31
LC
Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus 23 37 2
LC
White Woodpecker Melanerpes candidus 29 49 6
LC
Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis 10 14 1
LC
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri 8 6 1
NT
Puerto Rican Woodpecker Melanerpes portoricensis 6 15 1
LC
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus 24 31 1
LC
Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus 67 136 2
LC
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker Melanerpes cruentatus 37 36 6
LC
Yellow-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes flavifrons 28 70 2
LC
Golden-naped Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysauchen 8 8
LC
Beautiful Woodpecker Melanerpes pulcher 7 6
LC
Black-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes pucherani 28 60 1
LC
White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum 20 34 3
LC
Hispaniolan Woodpecker Melanerpes striatus 8 19 2
LC
Jamaican Woodpecker Melanerpes radiolatus 4 11 3
LC
Grey-breasted Woodpecker Melanerpes hypopolius 3 5
LC
Yucatan Woodpecker Melanerpes pygmaeus 8 9
LC
Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus 50 118 4
LC
Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii 16 39 2
LC
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes chrysogenys 7 19
LC
Gila Woodpecker Melanerpes uropygialis 9 47 1
LC
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris 35 39 4
LC
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus 31 119 7
LC
Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons 46 50 6
LC
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus 30 65 10
LC
Dark-bodied Woodpecker Picoides funebris 1 2
LC
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus 15 19 1
LC
Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides temminckii 2 4 1
LC
Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides kizuki 28 35 7
LC
Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides maculatus 7 8 3
LC
Sulu Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides ramsayi 2 1
VU
Grey-capped Woodpecker Picoides canicapillus 18 30 3
LC
Indian Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides nanus 10 26 1
LC
Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker Picoides moluccensis 10 20 1
LC
Sahelian Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus 1 3
LC
Speckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendropicos poecilolaemus 2 4
LC
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus 15 12
LC
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens 17 59 1
LC
Melancholy Woodpecker Dendropicos lugubris 11 6
LC
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis 6
LC
Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi 1 4
NT
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus 10 26 1
LC
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus 1 9
LC
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster 10 11 6
LC
Johnston's Woodpecker Dendropicos johnstoni 3
LC
Elliot's Woodpecker Dendropicos elliotii 1 1
LC
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae 20 29
LC
Grey-headed Woodpecker Dendropicos spodocephalus 6 27
LC
Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus 3 9 1
LC
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus 2 13
LC
Arabian Woodpecker Dendropicos dorae 8 4
NT
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Leiopicus mahrattensis 10 56 3
LC
Brown-fronted Woodpecker Leiopicus auriceps 7 33 1
LC
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius 29 58 8
LC
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dryobates minor 61 77 12
LC
Scarlet-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates cathpharius 10 11 1
LC
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dryobates pernyii 4 6 1
LC
Downy Woodpecker Dryobates pubescens 55 175
LC
Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris 9 32 1
LC
Nuttall's Woodpecker Dryobates nuttallii 10 38
LC
Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus 36 99 2
LC
Arizona Woodpecker Leuconotopicus arizonae 8 14 1
LC
Strickland's Woodpecker Leuconotopicus stricklandi 3 2 2
LC
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Leuconotopicus borealis 14 8 1
NT
White-headed Woodpecker Leuconotopicus albolarvatus 17 12 1
LC
Smoky-brown Woodpecker Leuconotopicus fumigatus 8 20 2
LC
Red-rumped Woodpecker Veniliornis kirkii 12 17 1
LC
Golden-collared Woodpecker Veniliornis cassini 4 13 1
LC
White-spotted Woodpecker Veniliornis spilogaster 5 26 1
LC
Checkered Woodpecker Veniliornis mixtus 10 29 1
LC
Striped Woodpecker Veniliornis lignarius 5 17 1
LC
Blood-colored Woodpecker Veniliornis sanguineus 7 8 1
LC
Little Woodpecker Veniliornis passerinus 28 30 2
LC
Dot-fronted Woodpecker Veniliornis frontalis 3 11 1
LC
Scarlet-backed Woodpecker Veniliornis callonotus 4 18 1
LC
Yellow-vented Woodpecker Veniliornis dignus 5 7 1
LC
Bar-bellied Woodpecker Veniliornis nigriceps 5 8
LC
Red-stained Woodpecker Veniliornis affinis 10 10 1
LC
Choco Woodpecker Veniliornis chocoensis 3 6
NT
Yellow-eared Woodpecker Veniliornis maculifrons 5 10 1
LC
Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Dendrocopos hyperythrus 9 34 1
LC
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus 5 10 1
LC
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei 4 19
LC
Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis 20 21
LC
Okinawa Woodpecker Dendrocopos noguchii 3 14 1
CR
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos 20 40 3
LC
Amami Woodpecker Dendrocopos owstoni 3 8 2
NT
Sind Woodpecker Dendrocopos assimilis 4
LC
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus 24 50 6
LC
Darjeeling Woodpecker Dendrocopos darjellensis 8 10 1
LC
Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major 239 290 29
LC
White-winged Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucopterus 3 17
LC
Himalayan Woodpecker Dendrocopos himalayensis 7 29 2
LC