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Grey-faced or Sumatran Woodpecker

Picus [canus or dedemi] (= Picus canus) Gmelin, JF 1788

The grey-headed woodpecker, also known as the grey-faced woodpecker, is a Eurasian member of the woodpecker family, Picidae. Along with the more commonly found European green woodpecker and the Iberian green woodpecker, it is one of three closely related sister species found in Europe. Its distribution stretches across large parts of the central and Eastern Palaearctic, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Picus
Scientific:
  Picus canus


Original description

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF 1788

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Picus canus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2897034


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BC863B3AC0DB9AAA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BC863B3A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BC863B3A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554125

Geographic range:

  • Picus canus canus: Europe (s Scandinavia and France) to w Siberia
  • Picus canus [jessoensis or griseoviridis]: E Siberia to ne China, Korea, Sakhalin and Hokkaido
  • Picus canus guerini: N-central China (central Sichuan to Yangtze River basin)
  • Picus canus hessei: Nepal and n India to Myanmar, s China, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Picus canus kogo: Central China (Shaanxi to Qinghai and n Sichuan)
  • Picus canus sanguiniceps: NE Pakistan to n India and extreme w Nepal
  • Picus canus sobrinus: SE China (Guangxi to Fujian) and ne Vietnam
  • Picus canus tancolo: Hainan I. and Taiwan
  • Picus canus sordidior: SE Tibet to sw China (Sichuan and Yunnan) and ne Myanmar
  • Picus canus robinsoni: southern Thai-Malay Peninsula (Gunung Tahan and Cameron Highlands)
  • Picus dedemi: Highlands of Sumatra
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English:
Grey-faced or Sumatran Woodpecker
French:
Pic cendré ou P. de Dedem


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-faced or Sumatran Woodpecker ( Picus [canus or dedemi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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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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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic cendré ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic cendré ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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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 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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Picus canus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Picus canus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Picus canus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey-faced Woodpecker ( Picus canus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Picus canus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Afrikaans: Grysgesigspeg
Asturian: Bubilla
Bashkir: буҙ тумыртҡа
Belarusian: Ciвая жаўна, Жаўна сівая, Сівая жаўна, Сівы дзяцел
Bulgarian: Сив кълвач
Bengali: মেটেমাথা কাঠকুড়ালি, হভমটভাথা কাঠকুড়াচর
Bengali (transliteration): mēṭēmāthā kāṭhakuṛāli
Breton: Ar speg louet, Speg louet
Catalan: Picot cendrós, Puput
Valencian: Puput
Montenegrin: siva žuna, сива жуна
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): сива жуна
Czech: Žluna šedá
Chuvash: кăвак пуçлă улатакка, кăвак улатакка
Welsh: Cnocell benllwyd
Danish: Gråspætte
German: Grauspecht, Kleine Grone Specht
Greek: Σταχτής Δρυοκολάπτης, Σταχτοτσικλιτάρα
Emiliano-romagnolo: Popla
English: Ashy Woodpecker, Black-naped Green Woodpecker, Black-naped Woodpecker, Gray Woodpecker, Gray-faced Woodpecker, Gray-headed Green Woodpecker, Gray-headed Green-Woodpecker, Gray-headed Woodpecker, Grey Woodpecker, Grey-faced or Sumatran Woodpecker, Grey-faced Woodpecker, Grey-headed Green Woodpecker, Grey-headed Green-Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker
English, HBW: Grey-faced/Sumatran/Black-naped Woodpecker
English (IOC): Grey-headed Woodpecker, Grey-headed/Sumatran Woodpecker
English (United States): Gray-headed Woodpecker
Esperanto: griza pego
Spanish: Pico cano, Pito Cano, Pito gris oriental
Spanish (Spain): Pito Cano
Spanish (HBW): Pito gris oriental
Estonian: Hallpea-rähn, hallpea-rähn (hallrähn), Hallpea-rähn e. hallrähn, hallrähn
Basque: Okil gris
Evenki: schondokûn
Finnish: Harmaapäätikka
French: Pic cendré, Pic cendré ou P. de Dedem
Friulian: pic grîs, picot grîs
Frisian: Griiskopspjocht
Irish: Cnagaire ceannliath
Galician: Bubela, Galo merdeiro, Peto cincento, Poupa
Manx: Snoggeyder kione-lheeah
Hebrew: נקר אפור־ראש, נקר אפור-ראש
Croatian: Siva žuna
Hungarian: Hamvas küllõ, Hamvas küllő , Szürke küllo, Szürke küllő
Indonesian: Burung Pelatuk Muka-kelabu, Pelatuk Muka-kelabu
Icelandic: Gráspæta
Italian: Böba, Picchio cenerino
Brescian: Böba
Japanese (romaji): yamagera, Yama-gera
Japanese: ヤマゲラ
Japanese (Kanji): 山啄木鳥
Georgian: რუხი კოდალა
Mongolian, Halh: тоншуул
Kazakh: ақсұр тоқылдақ, Бәбісек, Боз тоқылдақ, Сасықкөкек
Kazakh (Transliteration): boz toqıldaq
Korean: 청딱다구리, 청딱따구리
Korean (Transliteration): cheong-ttakdaguri
North Karelian: harmuatikka
Kashmiri: [Hud Hud]
Scientific: Picus [canus or dedemi], Picus canus, Picus canus canus, Picus novegicus
Luxembourgish: Groe Spiecht , Grospiecht
Lithuanian: Pilkoji meleta
Latvian: Pelēkā dzilna
Macedonian: Пепелав (Сивоглав) клукајдрвец, сивоглав клукајдрвец
Mongolian: Буурал тоншуул, тоншуул
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠪᠣᠭᠣᠷᠣᠯ ᠲᠣᠩᠰᠢᠭᠣᠯ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠪᠢᠷ ᠲᠣᠩᠰᠢᠭᠣᠯ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Духт ногоовор тоншуул, Ногоовор тоншуул
Mongolian (Transliteration): buural toŋshuul, dukht nogoovor toŋshuul, nogoovor toŋshuul
Moldavian: Ghionoaie sură
Malay: Burung Belatok Gunung, Burung Belatuk Gunung
Maltese: Bulebbiet griż
Dutch: Grijskopspecht, Kleine groene specht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråspett
Norwegian: Askspett, Gråspett
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): kuukšoi
Polish: dzieciol zielonosiwy, dzięcioł zielonosiwy, Kretoglów, Krętogłów
Pinyin: hēi-zhěn lǜ-zhuómù-niǎo, huáng zhuó-mù, huī-tóu lǜ-zhuómù-niǎo, huī-tóu zhuó-mù-niǎo, huī-tóu zhuómù-niǎo, huǒ lǎo-yā, lǜ bēn-dér-mù, lǜ pēn-dǎ-mù, lǜ zhuó-mù, shān liè, shān zhuó-mù, xiāng pēn-dǎ-mù
Portuguese: peto de cabeça cinzenta, Peto-cinzento, Peto-de-cabeça-cinzenta, Pica-pau-cinzento
Portuguese (Portugal): Peto-cinzento, pica-pau-cinzento
Romansh: Pitgalain grisch
Rhaeto-Romance: Pitgalain grisch
Romanian: Ghionoaie sură
Russian: Cедой дятел, Sedoy Dyatel, Большой острокрылый дятел, Дятел седой, Седоголовый дятел, Седой дятел
Yakut: күөх тоҥсоҕой, от күөҕэ тоҥсоҕой
Northern Sami: Ránesčáihni
Slovak: Žlna sivá
Slovenian: pivka, siva žolna
Albanian: Çukapiku kokëgjelbër, Qukapiku i përhimë
Serbian: siva žuna, Siva žunja, Сива жунја, Сива жуња
Swedish: Gråspett
Tamil: [Chaval kuruvi]
Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวหัวดำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók hŭa-kʰwăan kʰĭaw hŭa-dam
Turkish: Küçük yeşil ağaçkakan, Küçük Yeşil Aşaçkakan, Боз тоқылдақ
Tatar: чал күке, чал тукран
Tuvinian: Буурул торга
Udmurt: пурысь сизь
Ukrainian: Жовна сива , Сивий дятел
Venetian: Galeto de montagna
Vietnamese: Chim Gõ kiến xanh gáy đen, Gõ kiến xanh gáy đen
Kalmyk: буурл тоңшур
Chinese: [hei-zhen lu-zhuomu-niao], [hui-tou lu-zhuomu-niao], [lu ben-der-mu], [lu zhuo-mu], 山, 山啄木, 山裂, 火老鸦, 灰头啄木鸟, 灰头绿啄木鸟, 綠啄木 , 绿喷打木, 绿锛得木, 香喷打木, 黄啄木, 黑枕綠啄木鳥, 黑枕绿啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 山啄木, 山裂, 山鴷, 火老鴉, 灰頭啄木鳥, 灰頭綠啄木鳥, 綠啄木, 綠啄木〔灰頰綠啄木,灰頭綠啄木〕, 綠噴打木, 綠錛得木, 香噴打木, 黄啄木, 黑枕綠啄木鳥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 綠啄木
Chinese (Taiwan): [lu zhuo-mu], 綠啄木, 绿啄木

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