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White Woodpecker

Melanerpes candidus (Otto, 1796)

The White Woodpecker (Melanerpes candidus) is a species of woodpecker (Family Picidae) found in South America. This woodpecker is a native of the grasslands of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Melanerpes

Scientific:
  Melanerpes candidus

Citation:
  (Otto, 1796)

Reference:
  Buffon'sNaturgesch.Vogel 23 p.191

Protonym:
  Picus candidus

Avibase ID:
  5CA0BA8732FE46F6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5CA0BA87

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553980

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes candidus: Dry forests of South America east of the Andes to n Argentina
English:
White Woodpecker
Czech:
datel běloprsý
German:
Weißspecht
Danish:
Hvid Spætte
Spanish:
Carpintero Blanco
Finnish:
valkotikka
French:
Pic dominicain
Italian:
Picchio bianco
Japanese:
shirokitsutsuki
Japanese:
シロキツツキ
Dutch:
Witte Specht
Norwegian:
Hvitspett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitspett
Polish:
dzieciur bialy
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-branco
Portuguese (Brazil):
Birro
Russian:
Белый меланерпес
Slovak:
tesárik biely
Swedish:
vitspett
Ukrainian:
Гіла біла
Chinese:
白啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic dominicain ( Melanerpes candidus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic dominicain ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 1st edition:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
Clements 3rd edition:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
Clements 4th edition:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2015:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2016:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2017:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2018:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2019:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.50:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.52:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.53:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.54:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.55:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2015:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2016:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2017:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2018:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2019:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
James Lee Peters:
Leuconerpes candidus
James Lee Peters (original):
Leuconerpes candidus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Leuconerpes candidus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes candidus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes candidus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Picot blanc
Czech: datel běloprsý, Datel bílý
Danish: Hvid Spætte
German: Weißspecht
English: White Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker
English (IOC): White Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (Argentine): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Bolivia): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (HBW): White Woodpecker
Spanish (Peru): Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (Paraguay): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Uruguay): Carpintero blanco
Estonian: valgerähn
Finnish: Valkotikka
French: Pic dominicain
Guarani: Äkati, Ypekû la novia, Ypekû ntere, Ypekû-ntere
Hungarian: fehér küllő
Italian: Picchio bianco
Japanese: shirokitsutsuki
Japanese: シロキツツキ
Scientific: Leuconerpes candidus, Melanerpes candidus, Picus candidus
Lithuanian: Baltasis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch: Witte Specht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitspett
Norwegian: Hvitspett
Polish: Dzięcioł biały, dzieciur bialy, dzięciur biały
Portuguese: bilro, birro, cri-cri, Pica-pau-branco
Portuguese (Brazil): bilro, birro, cri-cri, Pica-Pau Branco, pica-pau-branco
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-pau-branco
Russian: Белый дятел, Белый меланерпес
Slovak: tesárik biely
Serbian: Beli detlić
Sranan: Timreman
Swedish: Vitspett
Ukrainian: Гіла біла
Chinese: 白啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白啄木

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