Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Black-cheeked Woodpecker

Black-cheeked Woodpecker Melanerpes pucherani

Described by: Malherbe (1849)
Alternate common name(s): Pucheran's Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Centurus pucherani, Tripsurus pucherani


Achiote Road, Panama - Jan 20, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Achiote Road, Panama - Jan 20, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Costa Rica - 2004 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Achiote Road, Panama - Jan 20, 2004 © R S Scanlon  BriBri Iguana Farm, Limon, Costa Rica - 2004 © R. Hays Cummins 
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S. Mexico through Central America to nw. South America;
Se. Mexico (Puebla, Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas) s. along the Caribbean slope to Costa Rica, then along both slopes of Panama to c. Colombia and w. Ecuador.


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


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