Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: White Woodpecker

White Woodpecker Melanerpes candidus

Described by: Otto (1796)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Leuconerpes candidus


Emas National Park, Goiás, Brazil - Apr, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Emas National Park, Goiás, Brazil - Apr, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 25, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Oct, 2004 © Bob Holcomb 
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Lower Amazon basin. Tropical South America s. of the Amazon;
Two populations;
S. Surinam and nw. Brazil w. to Rio Madeira. Ex. se. Peru (Pampas del Heath), Bolivia, s. Brazil (n. Maranhao and Bahia s. to s. Mato Grosso), Paraguay, w. and s. Uruguay and n. Argentina s. to Cordoba and n. Buenos Aires.


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


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