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Great Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocopos major (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Dendrocopos

Scientific:
  Dendrocopos major

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.114

Protonym:
  Picus major

Avibase ID:
  D754DB8552A7AA42

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554048

Geographic range:

  • Dendrocopos major major: Scandinavia and w Siberia to Ural Mts., n Poland and n Ukraine
  • Dendrocopos major [pinetorum]: Britain, France and c Europe to Italy, Balkans, Turkey, Caucasus
  • Dendrocopos major hispanus: Iberian Peninsula
  • Dendrocopos major [harterti or parroti]: Sardinia and Corsica
  • Dendrocopos major poelzami: Transcaucasia and s Caspian region
  • Dendrocopos major kamtschaticus: Kamchatka Peninsula and n coast of Sea of Okhotsk
  • Dendrocopos major [stresemanni or beicki]: W China to Myanmar, se Tibet and ne India
  • Dendrocopos major [cabanisi, hainanus, mandarinus]: S Manchuria to se China, e Myanmar and Indochina; Hainan
  • Dendrocopos major japonicus: E Manchuria, Sakhalin, Kuril Islands, Korea and n Japan
  • Dendrocopos major [brevirostris or wulashanicus]: W Siberia to lower Amur River, Manchuria and Mongolia
  • Dendrocopos major numidus: N Algeria and Tunisia
  • Dendrocopos major mauritanus: Morocco
  • Dendrocopos major canariensis: Tenerife (Canary Islands)
  • Dendrocopos major thanneri: Gran Canaria I. (Canary Islands)
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Great Spotted Woodpecker
Czech:
  strakapoud velký
German:
  Buntspecht
Danish:
  Stor Flagspætte
Spanish:
  Pico Picapinos
Finnish:
  käpytikka
French:
  Pic épeiche
Icelandic:
  Barrspæta
Italian:
  Picchio rosso maggiore
Japanese:
  akagera
Japanese:
  アカゲラ
Dutch:
  Grote Bonte Specht
Norwegian:
  Flaggspett
Polish:
  dzięcioł duży
Portuguese:
  Pica-pau-malhado-grande
Russian:
  Большой пёстрый дятел
Slovak:
  ďateľ veľký
Swedish:
  Större hackspett
Chinese:
  大斑啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pic épeiche ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pic épeiche ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Picoides major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Picoides major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major)
James Lee Peters:
    Dendrocopos major [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Dendrocopos major [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Dendrocopos major [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Great Spotted Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos major) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dendrocopos major [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dendrocopos major [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Dendrocopos [major or syriacus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Arabic: نقار الخشب السوري
Asturian: Picaniellu, Picu
Azerbaijani: Iri (Iri ala) ağacdələn, Iri ağacdələn, Iri ala ağacdələn
Belarusian: strakaty dziacieł, Вялікі дзяцел, стракаты дзяцел
Bulgarian: goljam p"st"r k"lvač, Голям пъстър кълвач
Breton: Ar pilkoad bras, Drailher-koad, pilkoad bras
Catalan: Picot garser gros
Czech: Strakapoud velký
Welsh: Cnocell brith, Cnocell brith mwyaf, cnocell fraith fwyaf, Cobler y coed, Coblyn mwyaf, Coblyn y coed, Cymynwr y coed, Delor fraith, Taradr y coed, Tyllwr y coed
Danish: Stor flagspætte
German: Buntspecht, Grosser Specht, Rotspecht
Greek: [pardalotsiklitara], pardalotsiklitara, Παρδαλοτσικλιτάρα, Πευκοδρυοκολάπτης
English: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Great woodpecker, Greater Pied Woodpecker, Red-crowned Pied Woodpecker
Esperanto: granda buntpego
Spanish: Carpintero Picapinos, Pico Picapinos
Estonian: Suur-kirjurähn
Basque: okil handi, Okil handia, Picot garser gros
Finnish: Käpytikka
Faroese: Spetta, Stoór flekkuspæta, stór flekkuspæta
French: Pic épeiche
Friulian: pic de corone
Frisian: grutte eksterspjocht
Irish: mórchnagaire breac, peto real
Gaelic: Snagan Daraich
Galician: Peto real, Picot garser gros
Manx: Snoggeyder, snoggeyder mooar
Hebrew: נקר עקוד
Croatian: veliki djetao, Veliki Djetlic, Veliki Djetlić
Hungarian: Nagy fakopáncs
Armenian: [Khaytabghet Paytpor ], Խայտաբղետ Փայտփոր
Indonesian: Caladi
Icelandic: Barrspæta
Italian: Picchio rosso maggiore
Japanese: akagera, Aka-gera
Japanese: アカゲラ
Japanese (Kanji): 赤啄木鳥
Georgian: დიდი ჭრელი ხეკოდა
Khakas: Алас, Тобырғы
Kazakh: Үлкен тоқылдақ, Шұбар тоқылдақ
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken toqıldaq
Korean: 오색딱다구리, 오색딱따구리
Korean (Transliteration): o-saek-ttakdaguri
Cornish: Casek-cos bryth, kasek koes vrith
Latin: Dendrocopos major, Dendrocopus major, Picoides major
Ladino: becalen gran
Luxembourgish: Bontspiecht
Lithuanian: Didysis genys, didysis margasis genys
Latvian: dižraibais dzenis
Macedonian: golem klukajdrvec, голем клукаjдрвец, Голем шарен (Голем) клукајдрвец
Mongolian: Алаг тоншуур, Их алаг тоншуул
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠠᠯᠠᠭ ᠲᠣᠩᠰᠢᠭᠣᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠠᠯᠠᠭ ᠲᠣᠩᠰᠢᠭᠣᠯ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Алаг тоншуул, Их алаг тоншуул, Овууна цондуул
Mongolian (Transliteration): alag toŋshuul, alag toŋshuur, ikh alag toŋshuul, ovuun tsonduul
Dutch: Grote Bonte Specht
Norwegian: Barspett, Flaggspett, Stor flaggspett
Occitan: pic mar
Polish: Dzieciol czarny, Dzięcioł czarny, dzieciol duzy, dzięcioł duży, Dzięcioł pstry wielki
Pinyin: bái huā zhuó-bì-niǎo, bān zhuó-mù-niǎo, chì-liè, chòu pēn-dǎ-mù, dà bān zhuó-mù, dà bān zhuó-mù-niǎo, dà chì zhuó-mù, diāo-mù-guān, huā bēn-dǎ-mù, huā bēn-dér-mù, huā pēn-dǎ-mù, huā zhuó-mù, zhuó-mù guān
Portuguese: pica pau malhado grande, Pica-pau-malhado-grande, Picapau-malhado-grande
Romansh: pitgalain grond
Romanian: ciocanitoare mare, ciocănitoare mare, Ciocănitoare pestriță mare
Russian: pestryj djatel, Pyostry Dyatel, Большой пестрый дятел, Большой пёстрый дятел, Дятел большой-пестрый, Дятел пестрый, Пестрый дятел, Пёстрый дятел
Sardinian: atacadolza, attaccadorza, biccalinna, biccamatta, biccamuru, pappafrumigas, pertunghefustes, pertunghemuru, picculatruncu, pìttau, pittigone, pittulatrunca, pitzulucau, toccatoccafuste, toccheddadòrgia
Scots: cnag mhòr, Snagan daraich
Northern Sami: Bihcabascáihni, bihcebásčáihni
Slovak: ďateľ veľký
Slovenian: veliki detel
Albanian: qukapiku larosh i madh, Qukapiku larosh kurrizbardhë, Qukapiku pika pika
Serbian: veliki detlić, veliki djetlic, Veliki šareni detlic, veliki šareni djetlic, veliki šareni djetlić, велики детлић, Велики шарени детлић, Велики шарени детлиц
Swedish: Större hackspett
Turkmen: orman alaca ağaçkakanı
Turkish: Orman Ağaçkakanı, Orman Alaca Ağaçkakan, Orman alaca ağaçkakanı, orman alaca ağaçkakany, Orman Alaca Aşaçkakan, Үлкен тоқылдақ
Tuvinian: Шокар-торга
Ukrainian: djatel velikij, Великий строкатий дятел, дятел великий, Дятел звичайний
Vietnamese: Chim Gõ kiến gáy đỏ, Chim Gõ kiến nhỏ sườn đỏ, Gõ kiến gáy đỏ, Gõ kiến nhỏ sườn đỏ
Sorbian, Lower: šnapac, źiśelc
Sorbian, Upper: dypak, dypornak
Chinese: [ban zhuo-mu-niao], [da ban zhuo-mu], [da ban zhuo-mu-niao], 叼木冠, 啄木冠, 大斑啄木, 大斑啄木鳥, 大斑啄木鸟, 斑啄木鸟, 白花啄必鸟, 臭喷打木, 花啄木, 花喷打木, 花锛得儿木, 花锛打木, 赤
Chinese (Traditional): 叼木冠, 啄木冠, 大斑啄木, 大斑啄木鳥, 斑啄木鳥, 白花啄必鳥, 臭噴打木, 花啄木, 花噴打木, 花錛得兒木, 花錛打木, 赤鴷
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 大赤啄木
Chinese (Taiwan): 大赤啄木

 

         

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