Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Chestnut Piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus) - HBW 7, p. 435

French: Picumne cannelle German: Zimtzwergspecht Spanish: Carpinterito Castaño

Taxonomy: Picumnus cinnamomeus Wagler, 1829, Cartagena, north Colombia.
Four subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cinnamomeus Wagler, 1829 - coastal N Colombia, S locally to lower Cauca Valley (R Nechí) and lower Magdalena Valley.
  • persaturatus Haffer, 1961 - Serranía de San Jerónimo, in Bolívar (NC Colombia).
  • perijanus J. T. Zimmer & Phelps, Sr., 1944 - N shores of L Maracaibo (NW Venezuela).
  • venezuelensis Cory, 1913 - S & E shores of L Maracaibo (W Venezuela).

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