Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Ochre-collared Piculet (Picumnus temminckii) - HBW 7, p. 429

French: Picumne de Temminck German: Temminckzwergspecht Spanish: Carpinterito Cuellicanela

Taxonomy: Picumnus Temminckii Lafresnaye, 1845, Paraguay.
Forms a superspecies with P. cirratus and P. dorbignyanus, and sometimes treated as conspecific with former, or alternatively with both. Hybridizes frequently with nominate race of former, producing many intermediate individuals; also occasionally interbreeds with race guttifer of P. albosquamatus. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones) and SE Brazil (São Paulo S to Rio Grande do Sul).