Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Red-crowned Woodpecker

Red-crowned Woodpecker Melanerpes rubricapillus

Described by: Cabanis (1862)
Alternate common name(s): Wagler's Woodpecker, Little Red-headed Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Centurus rubricapillus


Trinidad and Tobago - Jan, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Laguno de Pedro Paulo, near Bogota, Colombia - May 8, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia - May 14, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Arnos Vale Hotel, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Mar 18, 2003 © Ian Esland  Panama - Dec, 2004 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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S. Central America and n. South America;
(1) Sw. Costa Rica, Panama, n. and ne. Colombia, n. Venezuela, Tobago, Guyana and Surinam.
(2) Coiba Is.
(3) San Miguel Is.
(4) Nw. Venezuela (Paraguana Peninsula).


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


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