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Red-headed Woodpecker

Melanerpes erythrocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The red-headed woodpecker is a mid-sized woodpecker found in temperate North America. Its breeding habitat is open country across southern Canada and the Eastern-central United States. It is rated as least concern on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Red List of Endangered species, having been downlisted from near threatened in 2018. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Melanerpes
Scientific:
  Melanerpes erythrocephalus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.113

Protonym:
  Picus erythrocephalus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727018


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  448D91B74CBC772E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-448D91B7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/448D91B7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 178186

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes erythrocephalus: E North America from s Canada to Gulf of Mexico and Florida
English:
Red-headed Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot cap-roig
Czech:
datel červenohlavý
Danish:
Rødhovedet Spætte
German:
Rotkopfspecht
Spanish:
Carpintero Cabecirrojo
Spanish (Spain):
Carpintero Cabecirrojo
Finnish:
punapäätikka
French:
Pic à tête rouge
Croatian:
Crvenoglavi američki djetlić
Hungarian:
vörösfejű küllő
Icelandic:
Roðaspæta
Italian:
Picchio testarossa
Japanese (romaji):
zuakakitsutsuki
Japanese:
ズアカキツツキ
Lithuanian:
Raudongalvis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch:
Roodkopspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhovudspett
Norwegian:
Rødhodespett
Polish:
dzięciur krasnogłowy
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
Красноголовый дятел
Slovak:
tesárik červenohlavý
Serbian:
Crvenoglavi američki detlić
Swedish:
rödhuvad hackspett
Ukrainian:
Гіла червоноголова
Chinese:
红头啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
紅頭啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic à tête rouge ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic à tête rouge ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
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):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
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 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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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 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melanerpes erythrocephalus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melanerpes erythrocephalus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melanerpes erythrocephalus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-headed Woodpecker ( Melanerpes erythrocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes erythrocephalus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes erythrocephalus [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooikopspeg
Belarusian: Чырвонагаловы дзяцел
Bulgarian: Червеноглав кълвач
Bengali: রারভাথা কাঠমঠাকযা
Bengali (transliteration): lālamāthā kāṭhaṭhōkarā*
Breton: Speg penn ruz
Catalan: Picot cap-roig, Picot de cap vermell
Czech: Datel cervenohlavý, datel červenohlavý
Chuvash: хĕрлĕ пуçлă улатакка
Welsh: Cnocell bengoch
Danish: Rødhovedet Spætte
German: Rotkopfspecht, Rotkopf-Specht
English: Red-Head woodpecker, Red-headed Woodpecker, Tri-color woodpecker
English, HBW: Red-headed Woodpecker
English (IOC): Red-headed Woodpecker
English (United States): Red-headed Woodpecker
Esperanto: Ruĝkapa melanerpo, Ruĝkapa pego
Spanish: Carpintero Cabecirrojo, Carpintero de Cabeza Roja
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Cabecirrojo
Spanish (HBW): Carpintero Cabecirrojo
Estonian: punapea-rähn
Finnish: Punapäätikka
French: Pic à tête rouge
Frisian: Readkopspjocht
Irish: Cnagaire ceanndhearg
Galician: Picapau de cabeza vermella
Croatian: Crvenoglavi američki djetlić, Grimiznoglavi djetlić
Hungarian: vörösfejű küllő
Icelandic: Roðaspæta
Italian: Picchio testarossa
Japanese (romaji): zuakakitsutsuki
Japanese: ズアカキツツキ
Kirghiz: кызыл баш доңкулдак
Scientific: Melanerpes erythrocephalus, Melanerpes erythrocephalus erythrocephalus, Picus erythrocephalus
Lithuanian: Raudongalvis tamsianugaris genys
Latvian: sarkangalvas dzenis
Macedonian: Црвеноглав клукајдрвец
Dutch: Roodkopspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhovudspett
Norwegian: Rødhodespett
Polish: Dzięcioł czerwonogłowy, dzieciur krasnoglowy, dzięciur krasnogłowy
Portuguese: Pica-pau-de cabeça-vermelha, Pica-pau-de-cabeça-vermelha
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-de-cabeça-vermelha
Rhaeto-Romance: Pitgalain dal chau cotschen
Romanian: Ciocănitoare cu cap roşu
Russian: Красноголовый дятел, Красноголовый меланерпес
Northern Sami: Ruksesoaičáihni
Slovak: tesárik cervenohlavý, tesárik červenohlavý
Slovenian: Rdečeglava žolna
Serbian: Crvenoglavi američki detlić
Swedish: Rödhuvad hackspett
Turkish: Kırmızı başlı ağaçkakan, Kızıl başlı ağaçkakan
Tatar: кызыл башлы тукран
Ukrainian: Гіла червоноголова
Chinese: 红头啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅頭啄木

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