Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Brown-backed Woodpecker
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus
Described by: Wagler (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser White-spotted Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides obsoletus, Dendrocopos obsoletus
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RangeW. to ec. Africa;
(1) S. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, s. Niger, sw. Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan and ne. Zaire.
(2) N. Sudan to ne. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(3) S. Ethiopia, Uganda and w. Kenya.
(4) N. Tanzania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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