Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Spot-breasted Woodpecker

Spot-breasted Woodpecker Colaptes punctigula

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Spot-breasted Flicker
Old scientific name(s): Chrysoptilus punctigula


Awala-Yalimapo, French Guiana - Jul 22, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Laguna de Sonso, near Buga, Colombia - May 3, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Sumaco, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Chapada dos Guimar„es, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus 
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W. of the Andes from ex. s. Central America to nw. South America. E. of the Andes from n. to c. South America;
Two populations;
(1) N. Colombia.
(2) Pacific slope of e. Panama to wc. Colombia.
(3) E. Colombia to Venezuela.
(4) Nw. Venezuela.
(5) Guyana, Surinam and Guiana.
(6) Upper Amazonia in e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia and w. and c. Amazonian Brazil).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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