Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Green Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Green Woodpecker, European Green Woodpecker, Iberian Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. to c. Europe e. to the Caspian Sea;
Fragmented distribution in the e. part of its range;
(1) W. Europe from Britain and s. Scandinavia s. through the continent (Borzsony, Hungary) to the n. and e. Mediterranean region (s. France) then e. to w. Russia (Black Sea and Volga River).
(2) Sw. Europe in the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal, Spain, the Pyrenees) and ex. sw. France.
(3) Sw. Iran (Zagros Mountains).
(4) Italy e. to Bulgaria, Turkey, the Caucasus, n. Iran and sw. Turkmenistan. Formerly in se. Iran and possibly w. Pakistan (Baluchistan) in the Bampur River Basin.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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