Yellow-vented Woodpecker (Veniliornis dignus) - HBW 7, p. 499
French: Pic à ventre jaune
Spanish: Carpintero Ventriamarillo
Taxonomy: Chloronerpes dignus P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1877, Antioquia, Colombia.
Races rather weakly differentiated. Venezuelan birds described as race abdominalis, but considered inseparable from nominate. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- dignus (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1877) - extreme SW Venezuela S in Andes to W slope in N Ecuador.
- baezae Chapman, 1923 - E slope of Andes in Ecuador.
- valdizani (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1894) - E slope of Andes in Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird mooving on a trunck then flying. Locality Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo Province, Ecuador (ssp baezae)
herve jacob 2 February 2014 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 26 sec 2.7
shaky brief view of male, calls Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp dignus)
Martin Kennewell 24 May 2012 50 weeks ago 5 sec 2.7
brief and obscured views of male Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp dignus)
Martin Kennewell 23 May 2012 1 year ago 13 sec 2.6