Lafresnaye's Piculet (Picumnus lafresnayi) - HBW 7, p. 424
French: Picumne de Lafresnaye
Spanish: Carpinterito de Lafresnaye
Taxonomy: Picumnus Lafresnayi Malherbe, 1862, Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with P. pumilus; these two are sometimes considered conspecific, but their ranges overlap slightly in SE Colombia apparently without interbreeding. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- lafresnayi Malherbe, 1862 - SE Colombia, E Ecuador and N Peru.
- pusillus Pinto, 1936 - NC Brazil on middle R Amazon E to R Negro.
- taczanowskii Domaniewski, 1925 - NE & NC Peru (S to Huánuco).
- punctifrons Taczanowski, 1886 - E Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds foraging in a tree. Locality Moyobamba, San Martín Department, Peru
Yoel Jimenez 28 November 2012 11 weeks ago 42 sec 4
An adult feeding two juvenile's. Locality Moyobamba, San Martín Department, Peru
Yoel Jimenez 28 November 2012 11 weeks ago 57 sec 3.8
foraging Locality Moyobamba, San Martín Department, Peru
Daniêl Jimenez 28 November 2012 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 46 sec 3.7
A male tapping industriously on a branch Locality San Rafael Falls, Napo Province, Ecuador (ssp lafresnayi)
Scott Olmstead 13 February 2008 5 years ago 18 sec 3.6
ventral rear view in mist, calls Locality Copalinga Lodge, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador (ssp lafresnayii)
Martin Kennewell 5 April 2011 2 years ago 13 sec 3
A front view from an adult male perched.
Locality Iranduba, Amazonas State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 34 weeks ago 3.8
A bird in a tree
Locality Copalinga Lodge, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador (ssp lafresnayi)
hawk 14 September 2009 1 year ago 3
A bird perching
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 29 September 2008 4 years ago 2.7
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