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Cardinal Woodpecker

Dendropicos fuscescens (Vieillot, 1818)

The Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens) is a widespread and common resident breeder in much of sub-Saharan Africa. It is a species found in a wide range of habitats from dense forest to thornbush. It nests in a tree hole, unlined apart from wood chippings. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Dendropicos

Scientific:
  Dendropicos fuscescens

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 26 p.86

Protonym:
  Picus fuscescens

Avibase ID:
  0A241B8390578710

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0A241B83

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554012

Geographic range:

  • Dendropicos fuscescens fuscescens: north central Namibia to north central South Africa (to western KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Dendropicos fuscescens lepidus: South Sudan and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to highlands of Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Dendropicos fuscescens intermedius: eastern South Africa to central and southern Mozambique (south of the lower Zambezi River)
  • Dendropicos fuscescens [centralis or stresemanni]: E Angola to n Namibia, s Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Tanzania and Zambia
  • Dendropicos fuscescens hartlaubii: Coastal s Kenya to Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique
  • Dendropicos fuscescens sharpii: Cameroon and Central African Republic to western Democratic Republic of the Congo and northern Angola
  • Dendropicos fuscescens massaicus: S Ethiopia, inland and w Kenya and n-central Tanzania
  • Dendropicos fuscescens hemprichii: lower elevations of the Horn of Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia to northern and eastern Kenya
  • Dendropicos fuscescens lafresnayi: Senegambia and Sierra Leone to Nigeria
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English:
Cardinal Woodpecker
Czech:
datel kardinálský
German:
Kardinalspecht
Danish:
Kardinalspætte
Spanish:
Pito Cardenal
Finnish:
ruso-otsatikkanen
French:
Pic cardinal
Icelandic:
Nálaspæta
Italian:
Picchio cardinale
Japanese:
afurikakogera
Japanese:
アフリカコゲラ
Dutch:
Kardinaalspecht
Norwegian:
Kardinalspett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kardinalspett
Polish:
dzieciol jasnolicy
Portuguese:
Pica pau cardeal
Russian:
Кардинальский саванный дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ kardinálsky
Swedish:
kardinalspett
Ukrainian:
Дятел сірощокий
Chinese:
暗红啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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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:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic cardinal ( Dendropicos fuscescens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos fuscescens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos fuscescens [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Kardinaalspeg
Catalan: Picot cardenal
Czech: Datel kardinálský
Danish: Kardinalspætte
German: Kardinalspecht
English: Cardinal Woodpecker, Cardinal-Woodpecker
English (IOC): Cardinal Woodpecker
English (Kenya): Cardinal Woodpecker
Spanish: Pico Cardenal, Pito Cardenal
Spanish (Spain): Pito Cardenal
Spanish (HBW): Cardinal Woodpecker
Estonian: vöötselg-väikerähn
Finnish: Rusootsatikkanen, ruso-otsatikkanen
French: Pic cardinal
Hungarian: kardinális harkály
Icelandic: Nálaspæta
Italian: Picchio cardinale
Japanese: afurikakogera
Japanese: アフリカコゲラ
Kwangali: Mbangura
Scientific: Chloropicus fuscescens, Dendropicos fuscescens, Dendropicos fuscescens fuscescens, Dendropicos lafresnayi, Picus fuscescens
Lithuanian: Kardinolinis savaninis genys
Dutch: Kardinaalspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kardinalspett
Norwegian: Kardinalspett
Polish: dzieciol jasnolicy, dzięcioł jasnolicy, Dzięciolik kaplandzki
Portuguese: Pica pau cardeal, Pica-pau-cardeal
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-pau-cardeal
Russian: Кардинальский саванный дятел
Slovak: ďateľ kardinálsky
Shona: Hohodza
Sotho, Southern: Kokomoru
Swedish: Kardinalspett
Swahili: Kigong'ota Mgongo-miraba
Tswana: Kôkômere
Tsonga: Ghongoswana
Ukrainian: Дятел сірощокий
Xhosa: Isinqolamthi
Chinese: 暗红啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 深紅啄木
Zulu: iNqondaqonda

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