Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Golden-olive Woodpecker

Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus

Described by: Swainson (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Blue-headed Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


El Cielo Biosphere Reserve, Tamaulipas, Mexico - Apr 19, 2006 © Jesus Fernando Cerra Luna  Location unknown - Apr 19, 2006 © Jesus Fernando Cerra Luna  Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia - Mar, 2006 © R S Scanlon  Sachatamia Lodge, Ecuador - Jun 24, 2004 © Lou Hegedus  Gilpin Trace, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago - Mar 17, 2003 © Ian Esland 
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Ne. Central America to n., w. and ne. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Ne. Mexico (Tamaulipas and c. Nuevo Leon through e. San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo and ne. Puebla).
(2) C. Mexico on both slopes to w. Panama.
(3) N. Colombia.
(4) E. Colombia, e. Ecuador and e. Peru.
(5) W. Venezuela.
(6) N. Venezuela.
(7) Ne. Venezuela.
(8) E. Venezuela.
(9) Se. Venezuela and s. Guyana.
(10) S. Venezuela.
(11) Guyana and Surinam.
(12) Trinidad.
(13) Tobago.
(14) C. and sw. Colombia.
(15) Sw. Colombia and w. Ecuador to nw. Peru.
(16) Nc. Peru.
(17) C. Peru.
(18) N. Bolivia.
(19) C. Bolivia to nw. Argentina.


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


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