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Brown-backed Woodpecker

Ipophilus obsoletus (Wagler, 1829)

The Brown-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos obsoletus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Ipophilus

Scientific:
  Ipophilus obsoletus

Citation:
  (Wagler, 1829)

Reference:
  Isis 22 col.510

Protonym:
  Picus obsoletus

Avibase ID:
  9FF4EDB512CBD078

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9FF4EDB5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554023

Geographic range:

  • Ipophilus obsoletus obsoletus: Senegambia to s Cameroon, ne Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Sudan and Uganda
  • Ipophilus obsoletus heuglini: E Sudan to n Ethiopia and Eritrea
  • Ipophilus obsoletus ingens: Cent. and s Ethiopia to ne Uganda, Kenya and extreme n Tanzania
  • Ipophilus obsoletus crateri: N Tanzania (Crater Highlands south to Nou Forest)
English:
Brown-backed Woodpecker
Czech:
strakapoud hnědohřbetý
German:
Braunrückenspecht
Danish:
Brunrygget Spætte
Spanish:
Pico Dorsipardo
Finnish:
ruskoselkätikka
French:
Pic à dos brun
Italian:
Picchio dorsobruno
Japanese:
haibitaigera
Japanese:
ハイビタイゲラ
Dutch:
Bruinrugspecht
Norwegian:
Brunryggspett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunryggspett
Polish:
dzieciol brazowogrzbiety
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-de-costas-pardas
Russian:
Буроспинный дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ hnedochrbtý
Swedish:
brunryggig hackspett
Ukrainian:
Дятел бурокрилий
Chinese:
褐背啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Picot garser de dors bru
Czech: Strakapoud hnedohrbetý, strakapoud hnědohřbetý
Danish: Brunrygget Spætte
German: Braunrückenspecht
English: Brown backed Woodpecker, Brown-backed Woodpecker, Lesser White-spotted Woodpecker
English (IOC): Brown-backed Woodpecker
English (Kenya): Brown-backed Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero de Lomo Pardo, Pico Dorsipardo
Spanish (Spain): Pico Dorsipardo
Spanish (HBW): Brown-backed Woodpecker
Estonian: aafrika kirjurähn
Finnish: Ruskoselkätikka, Ruskoselkätikkanen
French: Petit Pic à dos brun, Pic à dos brun
Hungarian: barnahátú harkály
Italian: Picchio dorsobruno
Japanese: haibitaigera
Japanese: ハイビタイゲラ
Scientific: Chloropicus obsoletus, Dendrocopos obsoletus, Dendropicos obsoletus, Dendropicos obsoletus obsoletus, Ipophilus obsoletus, Picoides obsoletus, Picus obsoletus
Lithuanian: rudnugaris margasis genys, Rudnugaris savaninis genys
Dutch: Bruinrugspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunryggspett
Norwegian: Brunryggspett
Polish: dzieciol brazowogrzbiety, dzięcioł brązowogrzbiety
Portuguese: Pica-pau-de-costas-pardas
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-pau-de-costas-pardas
Russian: Буроспинный дятел
Slovak: ďateľ hnedochrbtý
Swedish: Brunryggad spett, brunryggig hackspett
Swahili: Kigong'ota Mgongo-mwekundu
Ukrainian: Дятел бурокрилий
Chinese: 褐背啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐背啄木

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