Tawny Piculet (Picumnus fulvescens) - HBW 7, p. 433
French: Picumne fauve
Spanish: Carpinterito Canela
Taxonomy: Picumnus fulvescens Stager, 1961, Garanhuns, south-eastern Pernambuco, Brazil.
Probably related to P. limae, and sometimes even regarded as conspecific, but may perhaps be closer to P. nebulosus. Form saturatus, described from Paraíba and previously listed as a race of P. limae, is now considered a junior synonym of fulvescens (see page 302), which has priority by merely one day. Monotypic.
Distribution: NE Brazil, from E Piauí through S Ceará to Paraíba, Pernambuco and Alagoas.
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A male on a branch, looking around and flying away. Locality Chapada do Araripe, Ceará State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 3 October 2008 5 years ago 37 sec 4.3
A male pecking a branch. Locality Chapada do Araripe, Ceará State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 October 2008 5 years ago 35 sec 3.4
This bird was found in the garden from the hotel. Locality Alagoas State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 26 November 2006 5 years ago 48 sec 3.3