Crimson-bellied Woodpecker (Campephilus haematogaster) - HBW 7, p. 531
French: Pic superbe
Spanish: Picamaderos Ventrirrojo
Other common names: Splendid Woodpecker (splendens)
Taxonomy: Picus haematogaster Tschudi, 1844, Peru.
Formerly placed in genus Phloeoceastes with seven other species, all of which are now lumped into Campephilus. Race splendens, sometimes regarded as a separate species, appears to differ vocally; further study needed. Two subspecies currently recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- splendens Hargitt, 1889 - Panama to W Ecuador.
- haematogaster (Tschudi, 1844) - E Colombia to E Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Male climbing a trunk
Locality Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo Province, Ecuador
Dubi Shapiro 31 December 2008 1 year ago 4
A male climbing a dead tree in the rain.
Locality Milpe, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp splendens)
Nick Athanas 9 March 2013 7 weeks ago 3.9
Locality Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo Province, Ecuador (ssp haematogaster)
Dusan Brinkhuizen 22 July 2011 1 year ago 3
Locality Río Silanche Bird Sanctuary, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp splendens)
Dusan Brinkhuizen 25 March 2008 3 years ago 2.5