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Eurasian Green Woodpecker

Picus viridis Linnaeus, 1758

The European Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis) is a member of the woodpecker family Picidae. There are four subspecies and it occurs in most parts of Europe and in western Asia. All have green upperparts, paler yellowish underparts, a red crown and moustachial stripe which has a red centre in males but is all black in females. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Picus

Scientific:
  Picus viridis

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.113

Protonym:
  Picus viridis

Avibase ID:
  A01014FF0A909DD8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A01014FF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554121

Geographic range:

  • Picus viridis viridis: Britain south to France, Alps, the northern Balkans, and Romania
  • Picus viridis karelini: SE Europe to Asia Minor, n Iran and sw Turkmenistan
  • Picus viridis innominatus: Zagros Mountains (sw Iran)
English:
Eurasian Green Woodpecker
Czech:
žluna zelená
German:
Grünspecht
Danish:
Grønspætte
Spanish:
Pito real euroasiático
Finnish:
vihertikka
French:
Pic vert
Icelandic:
Grænspæta
Italian:
Picchio verde
Japanese:
yo-roppaaogera
Japanese:
ヨーロッパアオゲラ
Dutch:
Groene Specht
Norwegian:
Grønnspett
Polish:
dzięcioł zielony
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-verde
Russian:
Зелёный дятел
Slovak:
žlna zelená
Swedish:
gröngöling
Ukrainian:
Жовна зелена
Chinese:
绿啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
Green Woodpecker (Eurasian) ( Picus viridis [viridis Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 2019:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
European Green Woodpecker ( Picus viridis) [version 1]
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:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Asturian: Picaniellu, Picatueru
Azerbaijani: Yaşıl ağacdələn
Belarusian: zialony dziacieł, Жаўна зялёная, Зялёная жаўна, зялёны дзяцел
Bulgarian: zelen k"lvač, Зелен кълвач
Breton: Ar gazeg-koad, kazeg-koad
Catalan: Picot verd, Picot verd comú
Montenegrin: zelena žuna
Czech: žluna, Žluna zelená
Welsh: Caseg wanwen, cnocell werdd, Cnocell y coed, Coblyn gwyrdd, Taradr y coed, Tyllwr y coed
Danish: Grønspætte
German: Grünspecht
Greek: prasinotsiklitara, prasinotsiklitira, Δρυοκολάπτης, Πράσινος Δρυοκολάπτης, πρασινοτσικλιτάρα, πρασινοτσικλιτήρα
English: Eurasian Green Woodpecker, European Green Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker (Eurasian)
Esperanto: verda pego
Spanish: Pito Real, Pito real euroasiático
Spanish (Spain): Pito Real
Estonian: meltsas, Roherähn, roherähn (meltsas), Roherähn e. meltsas, roherähn meltsas
Basque: okil berde, Okil berdea, Picot verd
Persian: دارکوب سبز
Finnish: Vihertikka
Faroese: Sponspæta, spónspæta
French: Pic vert, Pivert
Friulian: pic vert
Frisian: griene spjocht
Irish: cnagaire glas, petos
Gaelic: Lasair Choille, Snagarach
Galician: Peto verde, Picot verd
Manx: snoggeyder glass
Hebrew: נקר ירוק
Croatian: zelena žuna
Hungarian: Zöld küllo, Zöld küllõ, zöld küllő
Armenian: [Kanach Paytpor ], Կանաչ Փայտփոր
Icelandic: Grænspæta
Italian: Picchio verde
Japanese: yoaroppaaogera, yo-roppaaogera
Japanese: ヨアロッパアオゲラ, ヨーロッパアオゲラ
Georgian: მწვანე კოდალა
Cornish: kasek koes
Scientific: Picus viridis, Picus viridis [viridis Group], Picus viridis viridis
Ladino: becalen vert
Luxembourgish: Grénge Spiecht
Lithuanian: žalioji meleta
Latvian: zala dzilna, zaļā dzilna
Macedonian: zelen klukajdrvec, зелен клукаjдрвец, Зелен клукајдрвец
Moldavian: Ghionoaie verde
Maltese: Bulebbiet Aħdar
Dutch: Groene Specht
Norwegian: Grønnspett, Gulspett, Løvspett
Occitan: pic verd
Polish: Dzieciol zielonosiwy, Dzięcioł zielonosiwy, dzieciol zielony, dzięcioł zielony
Portuguese: peto verde, Peto-real, Peto-verde, Pica-pau-verde, Picapau-verde
Portuguese (Portugal): Peto-real
Romansh: pitgalain verd
Romanian: ciocanitoare verde, ciocănitoare verde, ghionoaie, Ghionoaie verde, zeleni-chuplitarka, zeleno-chuplitari
Russian: zelenyj djatel, Zelyony Dyatel, Дятел зеленый, зеленый дятел, Зелёный дятел
Sardinian: birde
Scots: cnag ghlas
Northern Sami: ruonáčáihni
Slovak: žlna zelená
Slovenian: zelena žolna
Albanian: qukapiku i gjelbër
Serbian: zelena žuna, Zelena žunja, Зелена жунја, зелена жуња
Swedish: Gröngöling, Gröngölning
Turkmen: yeşil ağaçkakan
Turkish: Yeşil Ağaçkakan, Yeşil Aşaçkakan
Ukrainian: zеlеnij djatеl, Жовна зелена , зелений дятел
Sorbian, Lower: zeleny źiśelc
Sorbian, Upper: zeleny dypornak, žołma
Chinese: 绿啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 黑枕綠啄木

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