Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Campephilus (5 species, 11 worldwide)


Guayaquil Woodpecker
Guayaquil Woodpecker (Campephilus gayaquilensis) Male Near Threatened
  Similar to the Crimson-crested Woodpecker, but with red from the bill to the eye (male) and no black around the eye on the female.
   
Photograph by Joel N. Rosenthal   © All Rights Reserved.

Crimson-bellied Woodpecker
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker (Campephilus haematogaster splendens)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia
  Large.
   

Crimson-crested Woodpecker
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Crimson-crested Woodpecker
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos malherbii) Female
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   

A large woodpecker similar in size to the Lineated, but compare facial markings.

Powerful Woodpecker
Powerful Woodpecker (Campephilus pollens pollens) Male
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Powerful Woodpecker
Powerful Woodpecker (Campephilus pollens pollens) Female
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   

Red-necked Woodpecker
Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   


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