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Olive Woodpecker

Mesopicos griseocephalus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Olive Woodpecker (Mesopicos griseocephalus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Mesopicos

Scientific:
  Mesopicos griseocephalus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.49

Protonym:
  Picus griseocephalus

Avibase ID:
  02E004AD11AD22FE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/02E004AD

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554022

Geographic range:

  • Mesopicos griseocephalus griseocephalus: extreme southern Mozambique and eastern and southern South Africa (eastern Limpopo to southern Western Cape)
  • Mesopicos griseocephalus [ruwenzori or persimilis]: Namibia to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Malawi
  • Mesopicos griseocephalus kilimensis: Humid montane forests of Tanzania
English:
Olive Woodpecker
Czech:
datel šedohlavý
German:
Goldrückenspecht
Danish:
Olivengrøn Spætte
Spanish:
Pito Oliváceo
Finnish:
vihertikkanen
French:
Pic olive
Icelandic:
Hryggspæta
Italian:
Picchio olivaceo
Japanese:
haigashiragera
Japanese:
ハイガシラゲラ
Dutch:
Olijfspecht
Norwegian:
Sothodespett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sothovudspett
Polish:
dzieciol ciemnoglowy
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Russian:
Золотоспинный саванный дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ olivový
Swedish:
olivspett
Ukrainian:
Дятел оливковий
Chinese:
非洲灰啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic olive ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic olive ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
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:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
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):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Olive Woodpecker ( Chloropicus griseocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Olive Woodpecker ( Chloropicus griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Olive Woodpecker ( Chloropicus griseocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Olive Woodpecker ( Chloropicus griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Olive Woodpecker ( Mesopicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Mesopicos griseocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Mesopicos griseocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Mesopicos griseocephalus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Olive Woodpecker ( Dendropicos griseocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos griseocephalus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos griseocephalus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Gryskopspeg
Catalan: Picot olivaci
Czech: Datel šedohlavý
Danish: Olivengrøn Spætte
German: Goldrückenspecht
English: African Gray-headed Woodpecker, African Grey-headed Woodpecker, Gray-headed Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Olive Woodpecker
English (IOC): Olive Woodpecker
Spanish: Pico Olivo, Pito Oliváceo
Spanish (Spain): Pito Oliváceo
Spanish (HBW): Olive Woodpecker
Estonian: salu-osmusrähn
Finnish: Vihertikkanen
French: Pic olive
Icelandic: Hryggspæta
Italian: Picchio oliva, Picchio olivaceo
Japanese: haigashiragera
Japanese: ハイガシラゲラ
Kwangali: Mbangura
Scientific: Chloropicus griseocephalus, Dendropicos griseocephalus, Dendropicos griseocephalus griseocephalus, Mesopicos griseocephalus, Picus griseocephalus
Lithuanian: Auksanugaris savaninis genys
Dutch: Olijfspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sothovudspett
Norwegian: Sothodespett
Polish: dzieciol ciemnoglowy, dzięcioł ciemnogłowy
Portuguese: Pica-pau-de-cabeça-cinzenta
Russian: Золотоспинный африканский дятел, Золотоспинный саванный дятел
Slovak: ďateľ olivový
Swedish: Olivspett
Swahili: Kigong'ota Kijanikijivu
Ukrainian: Дятел оливковий
Chinese: 非洲灰啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲灰頭啄木

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