Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Veniliornis (7 species, 14 worldwide)

Red-stained Woodpecker
Red-stained Woodpecker (Veniliornis affinis orenocensis)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  

Scarlet-backed Woodpecker
Scarlet-backed Woodpecker (Veniliornis callonotus major)
south, Ecuador  
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Choco Woodpecker (Veniliornis chocoensis) Near Threatened

Yellow-vented Woodpecker
Yellow-vented Woodpecker (Veniliornis dignus dignus)
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia
  Has a fast call almost like a Tapaculo.

Red-rumped Woodpecker
Red-rumped Woodpecker (Veniliornis kirkii cecilii) Male
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia  

Bar-bellied Woodpecker
Bar-bellied Woodpecker (Veniliornis nigriceps equifasciatus) Female
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  A small woodpecker rarely seen.

Little Woodpecker
Little Woodpecker (Veniliornis passerinus olivinus) Male
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
  Quite a bit larger than the tiny piculets, but smaller than other woodpeckers.

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