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Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Greyish Piculet (Picumnus granadensis) - HBW 7, p. 434

French: Picumne gris German: Braunrücken-Zwergspecht Spanish: Carpinterito Colombiano

Taxonomy: Picumnus granadensis Lafresnaye, 1847, Cali, Colombia.
Forms a superspecies with P. olivaceus, and possibly conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • antioquensis Chapman, 1915 - W Andes in NW Colombia, from Antioquia S, on W slope, to upper R San Juan.
  • granadensis Lafresnaye, 1847 - C Cauca Valley S to upper Patía Valley.