Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Bar-bellied Woodpecker (Veniliornis nigriceps) - HBW 7, p. 499

French: Pic à ventre barré German: Bindenbauchspecht Spanish: Carpintero Ventribarrado

Taxonomy: Picus nigriceps d’Orbigny, 1840, Palca Grande, Ayupaya, Bolivia.
Race pectoralis poorly differentiated. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • equifasciatus Chapman, 1912 - Andes from N Colombia to Ecuador.
  • pectoralis (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1902) - Andes of Peru.
  • nigriceps (d’Orbigny, 1840) - C Bolivia (Cochabamba, W Santa Cruz).

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