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Red-crowned Woodpecker
Melanerpes rubricapillus (Cabanis, 1862)
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Melanerpes

Scientific:
  Melanerpes rubricapillus

Citation:
  (Cabanis, 1862)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 10 p.328

Protonym:
  Centurus rubricapillus

Avibase ID:
  6F6D0E729DB4F1AB

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553992

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes rubricapillus rubricapillus: SW Costa Rica to Colombia and the Guianas; Tobago
  • Melanerpes rubricapillus subfusculus: Coiba I. (Panama)
  • Melanerpes rubricapillus seductus: San Miguel del Rey I. (se Panama)
  • Melanerpes rubricapillus paraguanae: NW Venezuela (Paraguaná Peninsula)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Red-crowned Woodpecker
Czech:
  datel kápový
German:
  Rotkappenspecht
Danish:
  Rødkronet Spætte
Spanish:
  Carpintero Coronirrojo
Finnish:
  pikkuraitatikka
French:
  Pic à couronne rouge
Icelandic:
  Red-crowned Woodpecker
Italian:
  Picchio capirosso
Japanese:
  shirobitaishimasegera
Japanese:
  シロビタイシマセゲラ
Dutch:
  Roodkruinspecht
Norwegian:
  Rødkronespett
Polish:
  dzieciur czerwonolbisty
Portuguese:
  Red-crowned Woodpecker
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Red-crowned Woodpecker
Russian:
  Красношапочный меланерпес
Slovak:
  tesárik čiapočkatý
Swedish:
  rödkronad hackspett
Chinese:
  红冠啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pic à couronne rouge ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pic à couronne rouge ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Melanerpes rubricapillus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melanerpes rubricapillus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melanerpes rubricapillus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Red-crowned Woodpecker ( Melanerpes rubricapillus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes rubricapillus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes rubricapillus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Picot de corona roja
Czech: Datel kápovitý, datel kápový
Danish: Rødkronet Spætte
German: Rotkappenspecht, Rotkappen-Specht
English: Bonaparte's Woodpecker, Little Red-headed Woodpecker, Red crowned Woodpecker, Red-crowned Woodpecker, Red-vented Woodpecker, Wagler's Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero Coronirrojo, Carpintero Habado, Carpintero habano, Carpintero nuquirrojo
Spanish (Colombia): Carpintero habado , Carpintero Habado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Carpintero nuquirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Coronirrojo
Spanish (Panama): Carpintero Coronirrojo
Spanish (Venezuela): Carpintero Habado, Carpintero habano
Estonian: väike-leeträhn
Finnish: Pikkuraitatikka
French: Pic à couronne rouge
Hungarian: nyugati küllő
Italian: Picchio capirosso, Picchio testarossa
Japanese: shirobitaishimasegera
Japanese: シロビタイシマセゲラ
Latin: Melanerpes rubricapillus, Melanerpes subelegans
Lithuanian: Raudonvainikis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch: Roodkruinspecht
Norwegian: Rødkronespett
Polish: dzieciur czerwonolbisty, dzięciur czerwonołbisty
Russian: Красношапочный меланерпес
Slovak: tesárik čiapočkatý
Swedish: rödkronad hackspett, Rödkronad spett
Chinese: 红冠啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅冠啄木

 

         

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