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Levaillant's Woodpecker

Picus vaillantii (Malherbe, 1847)

The Levaillant’s Woodpecker or Levaillant’s Green Woodpecker (Picus vaillantii) is a large member of the woodpecker family Piciformes. It occurs as a resident breeder in the three Maghreb countries Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in northwest Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Picus

Scientific:
  Picus vaillantii

Citation:
  (Malherbe, 1847)

Reference:
  Mem.Acad.R.Metz p.130

Protonym:
  Chloropicus Vaillantii

Avibase ID:
  42CF31E91ED562E1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/42CF31E9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554122

Geographic range:

  • Picus vaillantii: Mountains of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
English:
Levaillant's Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot verd magrebí
Czech:
žluna africká
Danish:
Berbergrønspætte
German:
Atlasgrünspecht
Spanish:
Pito de Levaillant
Spanish (Spain):
Pito de Levaillant
Finnish:
atlaksenvihertikka
French:
Pic de Levaillant
Croatian:
alžirska žuna
Hungarian:
atlasz-küllő
Icelandic:
Laufspæta
Italian:
Picchio di Levaillant
Japanese (romaji):
morokkoaogera
Japanese:
モロッコアオゲラ
Lithuanian:
Levailanto žalioji meleta
Dutch:
Levaillants Specht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Berberspett
Norwegian:
Berberspett
Polish:
dzięcioł algierski
Portuguese:
Peto-mourisco
Russian:
Атласский дятел
Slovak:
žlna čiernofúza
Serbian:
Severnoafrička žuna
Swedish:
atlasgröngöling
Ukrainian:
жовна атласька
Chinese:
利氏绿啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
雷瓦氏啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Picus [viridis, sharpei or vaillantii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Атласки зелен кълвач
Catalan: Picot verd magrebí
Czech: žluna africká
Danish: Berbergrønspætte, Berber-grønspætte
German: Atlasgrünspecht, Levaillant-Grünspecht, Vaillants-Grünspecht, Vaillantspecht
Greek: Δρυοκολάπτης του Άτλαντα
English: Algerian Green Woodpecker, Algerian Woodpecker, Eurasian Woodpecker, European Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Levaillant's Green Woodpecker, Levaillant's Woodpecker, Levaillants's green woodpecker, Maghreb Green Woodpecker, Mahgreb Green Woodpecker, North African Green Woodpecker
English, HBW: Maghreb Green Woodpecker
English (IOC): Levaillant's Woodpecker
English (United States): Levaillant's Woodpecker
Spanish: Pito de Levaillant, Pito Real Bereber
Spanish (Spain): Pito de Levaillant
Spanish (HBW): Pito real bereber
Estonian: aafrika roherähn, aafrika roherähn (aafrika meltsas)
Finnish: Afrikanvihertikka, atlaksenvihertikka, atlaksenvihertikka (afrikanvihertikka)
French: Pic de Levaillant, Pic vert de Levaillants
Croatian: alžirska žuna
Hungarian: atlasz-küllő
Icelandic: Laufspæta
Italian: Picchio di Leivallant, Picchio di Levaillant, Picchio verde di Levaiilants
Japanese (romaji): morokkoaogera
Japanese: モロッコアオゲラ
Scientific: Chloropicus Vaillantii, Gecinus vaillantii koenigi, Picus algirus, Picus levaillanti, Picus vaillanti, Picus vaillantii, Picus viridis vaillanti, Picus viridis vaillantii, Picus viridis vallantii
Lithuanian: Berberinė meleta, Levailanto žalioji meleta
Latvian: berberu dzilna
Dutch: Levaillants specht, Levaillant-specht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Berberspett
Norwegian: Berbergrønnspett, Berberspett
Polish: dzieciol algierski, dzięcioł algierski
Portuguese: Peto-mourisco
Portuguese (Portugal): Peto-mourisco
Russian: Атласский дятел, Левайлантов зелёный дятел
Northern Sami: Átlasruonáčáihni
Slovak: žlna čiernofúza
Slovenian: atlaška žolna
Serbian: Severnoafrička žuna
Swedish: Atlasgröngöling, Atlasgröngölning
Turkish: Atlas ağaç kakanı, Atlas ağaçkakanı, Levaillant ağaçkakanı
Ukrainian: жовна атласька
Chinese: 利氏绿啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 雷瓦氏啄木

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