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Golden-crowned Woodpecker

Chloropicus xantholophus (Hargitt, 1883)

The yellow-crested woodpecker, also known as the golden-crowned woodpecker, is a species of bird in the family Picidae. Some taxonomic authorities place this species in Dendropicos. Its typical habitat is wet tropical forest and it is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Chloropicus
Scientific:
  Chloropicus xantholophus


Original description

Citation:
  (Hargitt, 1883)

Reference:
  Ibis p.173

Protonym:
  Dendropicus xantholophus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16242972


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2700C97D666145E8

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2700C97D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2700C97D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554018

Geographic range:

  • Chloropicus xantholophus: southeastern Nigeria and southwestern Cameroon to extreme southern South Sudan, Uganda, western Kenya, central Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Angola
English:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot de capell daurat
Czech:
datel žlutokorunkatý
Danish:
Gulkronet Spætte
German:
Scheitelfleckspecht
Spanish:
Pito Coronado
Spanish (Spain):
Pito Coronado
Finnish:
kongontikkanen
French:
Pic à couronne d'or
Croatian:
žutokapi djetlić
Italian:
Picchio capodorato
Japanese (romaji):
kigashiragera
Japanese:
キガシラゲラ
Lithuanian:
Auksavainikis savaninis genys
Dutch:
Geelkruinspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gulissespett
Norwegian:
Gulissespett
Polish:
dzięcioł złotociemieniowy
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-de-crista-amarela
Russian:
Желтошапочный дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ zlatohlavý
Swedish:
gulkronad hackspett
Ukrainian:
Дятел строкатогрудий
Chinese:
金冠啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
黃冠啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Thripias xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic à couronne d'or ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic à couronne d'or ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 1st edition:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Mesopicos xantholophus)
Clements, version 2021:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Mesopicos xantholophus)
Clements 4th edition:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements, version 2015:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements, version 2016:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements, version 2017:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Clements, version 2018:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Clements, version 2019:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
eBird version 1.50:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 1.52:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 1.53:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 1.54:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 1.55:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 2015:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 2016:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 2017:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
eBird version 2018:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
eBird version 2019:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
eBird version 2021:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Thripias xantholophus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Thripias xantholophus
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Thripias xantholophus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Golden-crowned Woodpecker ( Dendropicos xantholophus)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Yellow-crested Woodpecker ( Chloropicus xantholophus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos xantholophus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos xantholophus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Picot de capell daurat
Czech: Datel žlutokorunkatý
Danish: Gulkronet Spætte
German: Gelbscheitelspecht, Scheitelfleckspecht
English: Golden crowned Woodpecker, Golden-crowned Woodpecker, Yellow-crested Woodpecker
English, HBW: Yellow-crested Woodpecker
English (IOC): Yellow-crested Woodpecker
English (Kenya): Yellow-crested Woodpecker
English (United States): Golden-crowned Woodpecker
Esperanto: Orkrona dendropiko
Spanish: Pico de Corona Amarilla, Pito Coronado
Spanish (Spain): Pito Coronado
Spanish (HBW): Golden-crowned Woodpecker
Estonian: kongo pruunrähn
Finnish: Kongontikkanen
French: Pic à couronne d’or, Pic à couronne d'or, Pic à huppe jaune
Croatian: žutokapi djetlić
Italian: Picchio capodorato, Picchio crestagialla
Japanese (romaji): kigashiragera
Japanese: キガシラゲラ
Scientific: Chloropicus xantholophus, Dendropicos xantholophus, Dendropicus [sic] xantholophus, Dendropicus xantholophus, Mesopicos xantholophus, Mesopicos xantholophus chloroticus, Thripias xantholophus
Lithuanian: Auksavainikis savaninis genys
Dutch: Geelkruinspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gulissespett
Norwegian: Gulissespett
Polish: dzieciol zlotociemieniowy, dzięcioł złotociemieniowy
Portuguese: Pica-pau-de-crista-amarela
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-de-crista-amarela
Russian: Желтохохлый африканский дятел, Желтошапочный дятел
Slovak: ďateľ zlatohlavý
Swedish: Guldkronadspett, gulkronad hackspett
Swahili: Kigong'ota Kishungi-njano
Turkish: Altın taçlı ağaçkakan
Ukrainian: Дятел строкатогрудий
Chinese: 金冠啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 黃冠啄木

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