Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos minor

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Little Pied Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Picoides minor


Messanges, Landes, Aquitaine, France - Aug 17, 2002 © Alain Fossť  Agia Sotira, Kozani, Greece - Aug, 2003 © Nick Kontonicolas 
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Temperate Europe and Asia;
(1) Scandinavia across nw. and c. Russia to the Ural Mountains.
(2) Ex. ne. China (Manchuria, Lower Amur River) and Sakhalin Is. s. to ne. Korea and n. Japan (Hokkaido).
(3) Ural Mountains e. to Anadyrland with an isolated population on the Kamchatka Peninsula (Sea of Okhotsk).
(4) Nc. Europe from France to e. Germany (Hessen in the Kellerwald) and Poland and s. to Switzerland, Hungary and n. Romania.
(5) Spain to s. France and Italy, Hungary (Borzsony), Romania and n. Greece.
(6) England and Wales.
(7) N. Africa from ne. Algeria to nw. Tunisia.
(8) Greece and Asia Minor (Turkey).
(9) Sw. Russia (Caucasus) and Transcaucasia.
(10) S. Caucasus in the Lenkoran region of se. Transcaucasia.
(11) Nw. Iran and Zagros Mountains.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Avisoft
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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