Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Ecuadorian Piculet (Picumnus sclateri) - HBW 7, p. 425

French: Picumne de Sclater German: Braunohr-Zwergspecht Spanish: Carpinterito Ecuatoriano

Taxonomy: Picumnus sclateri Taczanowski, 1877, Lechugal, Peru.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • parvistriatus Chapman, 1921 - W Ecuador from Manabí S to Guayas.
  • sclateri Taczanowski, 1877 - SW Ecuador (El Oro, Loja) and extreme NW Peru.
  • porcullae Bond, 1954 - NW Peru from C Piura S to N Lambayeque.