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
shaky brief view of male, calls Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp dignus)
Martin Kennewell 24 May 2012 1 year ago 5 sec 3
brief and obscured views of male Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp dignus)
Martin Kennewell 23 May 2012 2 years ago 13 sec 2.8
A bird mooving on a trunck then flying. Locality Wildsumaco Lodge, Napo Province, Ecuador (ssp baezae)
herve jacob 2 February 2014 24 weeks ago 26 sec 2.7
A bird sitting on a branch
Locality Yanayacu Biological Station, Napo Province, Ecuador
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 12 October 2009 4 years ago 4
On a trunk
Locality Km 18 Vía al Mar, Dagua, Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 4 March 2012 2 years ago 3.6
A bird working close to the edge of the road, with wally and lois goldfrank.
Locality Río Blanco Reserve, Caldas Department, Colombia
Manakin Nature Tours 30 March 2014 15 weeks ago 3