Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Robust Woodpecker (Campephilus robustus) - HBW 7, p. 532

French: Pic robuste German: Scharlachkopfspecht Spanish: Picamaderos Robusto

Taxonomy: Picus robustus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1819, Brazil.
Formerly placed in genus Phloeoceastes with seven other species, all of which are now lumped into Campephilus. Size of present species increases slightly from N to S, but insufficient to warrant separation of any geographical races. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Brazil (S from S Bahia and E Goiás) S to E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones, Corrientes) and Rio Grande do Sul.