Population: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as ‘fairly common’ (Stotz et al. (). Trend Justification: This. Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos), , Caio Brito, , , Brazil, Área 4 – Consultoria Terracal, Guadalupe-PI, Piauí, Page: Tree of Life Campephilus melanoleucos. Crimson-crested Woodpecker. The TEXT of this page is licensed under the Creative Commons.

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She was cresting and acting very animated. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Another feature to concentrate on is the white streaks on the back, which converge into a “V” pattern on Crimson-crested, but do not join in Lineated. The lineated woodpecker is the only bird of similar plumage and size. Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucosmale By jacqueserard bluewin. Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucosversion 1. Male in typical attitude By gleboff31 gmail.

Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos.

Male has cream-buff feathering around base of bill, narrow black line across lower forehead, small oval area of black and Mozeskreek area, W Suriname. Female lays 2 to 3 white eggs, sometimes four. It is replaced west of the Andes by Guayaquil Woodpecker Campephilus gayaquilensiswhich looks and sounds remarkably similar to Crimson-crested. Views Read Edit View history. Dampephilus is all black above, has a red crest and has white lines running down the sides of the black throat and shoulders, which meet in a V on the back.


Crimson-crested Woodpecker is found in a variety of habitats, from forest to cammpephilus edge and light woodland.

Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos) :: xeno-canto

Subspecies and Distribution C. Closely related to C. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Races intergrade quite extensively; birds from S half of range formerly grouped together as race albirostris. They camoephilus white on the wings in flight. Contributor name Enter a comma separated list of user names.

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A rear view of a female on a tree. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Displaying 1 – 50 of 67 photos. The female Lineated is more similar in plumage to the female Crimson-crested, but the white malar strip is very narrow in Lineated, and very wide in Crimson-crested.

A nesting hole is excavated in large dead trees. Total recording duration 1: A rear view of a male on a trunk. Krabbe cut 1. One bird perched By Carlos Gussoni. Campephilus melanoleucos Gmelin In adult females, these plumage features are black. Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Several of these large woodpeckers may be seen 4 or more attracted to the same dead tree while feeding.


The male is distinguished from other co-occurring large woodpeckers by the combination of barred underparts and an entirely red head that lacks facial stripes, and has only a suggestion of a black-and-white “slash” below the eye.

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Retrieved from ” https: Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos. In Neotropical Birds Online T.

Bird seeking food By Margareta Wieser. Fairly common in much of range; uncommon in some regions, e.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats. About ft away in tropical deciduous forest. The underparts are white, heavily barred with black.

It occurs regularly from Panama south to northern Argentina, including across the Guianan Shield and throughout Amazonia.

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