Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Waved Woodpecker (Celeus undatus) - HBW 7, p. 518

French: Pic ondé German: Olivbürzelspecht Spanish: Carpintero Ondoso

Taxonomy: Picus undatus Linnaeus, 1766, Surinam.
Forms a superspecies with C. grammicus. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • undatus (Linnaeus, 1766) - E Venezuela (E Sucre S to E Bolivar), the Guianas, and NE Brazil N of Amazon (W from middle and lower R Negro).
  • amacurensis Phelps, Sr. & Phelps, Jr., 1950 - Delta Amacuro (NE Venezuela).
  • multifasciatus (Natterer & Malherbe, 1845) - NE Brazil S of Amazon, from C Pará E to lower R Tocantins and NW Maranhão border.