Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Little Green Woodpecker (Campethera maculosa) - HBW 7, p. 459

French: Pic barré German: Goldmantelspecht Spanish: Pito de Guinea
Other common names: (African) Golden-backed Woodpecker

Taxonomy: Picus maculosus Valenciennes, 1826, Senegal.
Forms a superspecies with C. cailliautii. Hybridizes rarely with latter in Ghana. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegal and W Guinea-Bissau E in coastal zone to C Ghana (Aburi region); extends inland to Mt Nimba (Liberia).

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