Birds of Peru

    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 less black and more red around the eye on the female.
   
Photograph by Joel N. Rosenthal   © All Rights Reserved.

Guayaquil Woodpecker
Guayaquil Woodpecker (Campephilus gayaquilensis) Female Near Threatened
San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Nigel Eggers   © All Rights Reserved.


Crimson-bellied Woodpecker
Crimson-bellied Woodpecker (Campephilus haematogaster splendens)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia
  Large.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Crimson-crested Woodpecker
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Crimson-crested Woodpecker
Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos malherbii) Female
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large widespread woodpecker similar in size to the [Lineated Woodpecker], but compare facial markings.

Powerful Woodpecker
Powerful Woodpecker (Campephilus pollens pollens) Male
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Powerful Woodpecker
Powerful Woodpecker (Campephilus pollens pollens) Female
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Red-necked Woodpecker
Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis trachelopyrus) Male
Puerto Maldonado, Peru
  On male note red head with white spot.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Red-necked Woodpecker
Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis rubricollis) Female
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia
  Note white triangle behind bill on female.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

A large woodpecker similar in size to Lineated or Crimson-crested.


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