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InfoNatura Species Index:  1 - 50 of 116 records in family Picidae of order Piciformes.
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  (Heritage ID)   Scientific Name Status National Occurrence in Latin American and the Caribbean
  Common Name Heritage IUCN CITES
Aves, Piciformes, Picidae
2.651522 Picumnus aurifrons
   Bar-breasted Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BO, BR, PE
2.650455 Picumnus lafresnayi
   Lafresnaye's Piculet
GNR LC    Countries: BR, CO, EC, PE
2.651531 Picumnus pumilus
   Orinoco Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BR, CO, VE
2.771387 Picumnus exilis
   Golden-spangled Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BR, CO, GF, GY, SR, VE
2.651514 Picumnus fuscus
   Rusty-necked Piculet
G4 NT    Countries: BO, BR
2.651526 Picumnus sclateri
   Ecuadorian Piculet
G2 LC    Countries: EC, PE
2.651518 Picumnus squamulatus
   Scaled Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: CO, VE
2.651516 Picumnus spilogaster
   White-bellied Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BR, GF, GY, SR, VE
2.651517 Picumnus minutissimus
   Arrowhead Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: GF, SR
2.651530 Picumnus pygmaeus
   Spotted Piculet
G2 LC    Countries: BR
2.651528 Picumnus steindachneri
   Speckle-chested Piculet
G2 VU    Countries: PE
2.651529 Picumnus varzeae
   Varzea Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BR
2.651524 Picumnus cirratus
   White-barred Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BO, BR, GF, GY, PY
2.651525 Picumnus dorbignyanus
   Ocellated Piculet
G3 LC    Countries: BO, PE
2.651523 Picumnus temminckii
   Ochre-collared Piculet
G3 LC    Countries: AR, BR, PY
2.650452 Picumnus albosquamatus
   White-wedged Piculet
GNR LC    Countries: BO, BR
2.651512 Picumnus rufiventris
   Rufous-breasted Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, PE
2.651513 Picumnus fulvescens
   Tawny Piculet
G2 NT    Countries: BR
2.650456 Picumnus limae
   Ochraceous Piculet
GNR VU    Countries: BR
2.651520 Picumnus nebulosus
   Mottled Piculet
G2 NT    Countries: AR, BR, UY
2.651515 Picumnus castelnau
   Plain-breasted Piculet
G3 LC    Countries: CO, PE
2.651527 Picumnus subtilis
   Fine-barred Piculet
G3 LC    Countries: PE
2.649784 Picumnus olivaceus
   Olivaceous Piculet
G4 LC    Countries: CO, CR, EC, GT, HN, NI, PA, PE, VE
2.651519 Picumnus granadensis
   Grayish Piculet
G2 LC    Countries: CO
2.651511 Picumnus cinnamomeus
   Chestnut Piculet
G3 LC    Countries: CO, VE
2.649785 Nesoctites micromegas
   Antillean Piculet
G3G4 LC    Countries: DO, HT
2.651532 Melanerpes candidus
   White Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BO, BR, GF, PE, PY, SR, UY
2.106409 Melanerpes lewis
   Lewis's Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: MX
2.649786 Melanerpes herminieri
   Guadeloupe Woodpecker
G3 NT    Countries: AG, GP
2.103149 Melanerpes portoricensis
   Puerto Rican Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: PR
2.101493 Melanerpes formicivorus
   Acorn Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: BZ, CO, CR, GT, HN, MX, NI, PA, SV
2.649787 Melanerpes chrysauchen
   Golden-naped Woodpecker
G3 LC    Countries: CR, PA
2.650521 Melanerpes pulcher
   Beautiful Woodpecker
G3G4Q      Countries: CO
2.649788 Melanerpes pucherani
   Black-cheeked Woodpecker
G4G5 LC    Countries: BZ, CO, CR, EC, GT, HN, MX, NI, PA
2.651533 Melanerpes cruentatus
   Yellow-tufted Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: BO, BR, CO, EC, GF, GY, PE, SR, VE
2.651534 Melanerpes flavifrons
   Yellow-fronted Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, PY
2.651535 Melanerpes cactorum
   White-fronted Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BO, BR, PY
2.649789 Melanerpes striatus
   Hispaniolan Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: DO, HT
2.649790 Melanerpes radiolatus
   Jamaican Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: JM
2.649791 Melanerpes chrysogenys
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
G3G4 LC    Countries: MX
2.649792 Melanerpes hypopolius
   Gray-breasted Woodpecker
G3 LC    Countries: MX
2.649793 Melanerpes pygmaeus
   Yucat√°n Woodpecker
G3G4 LC    Countries: BZ, HN, MX
2.649794 Melanerpes rubricapillus
   Red-crowned Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: CO, CR, GY, PA, SR, TT, VE
2.105515 Melanerpes uropygialis
   Gila Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.649795 Melanerpes hoffmannii
   Hoffmann's Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: CR, HN, NI
2.101987 Melanerpes aurifrons
   Golden-fronted Woodpecker
G5 LC    Countries: BZ, GT, HN, MX, NI, SV
2.649796 Melanerpes superciliaris
   West Indian Woodpecker
G4 LC    Countries: BS, CU, KY
2.101135 Sphyrapicus thyroideus
   Williamson's Sapsucker
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.102671 Sphyrapicus varius
   Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
G5 LC    Countries: AN, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, GT, HN, HT, JM, KY, MX, NI, PA, PR, SV, TC, VG, VI
2.101489 Sphyrapicus nuchalis
   Red-naped Sapsucker
G5 LC    Countries: GT, MX
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