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Beautiful Woodpecker

Melanerpes pulcher Sclater, PL 1870

The beautiful woodpecker is a bird species in the woodpecker family (Picidae). It is endemic to Colombia. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Sclater, PL 1870

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1870, Part 2 p. 330

Protonym:
  Melanerpes pulcher

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28555176


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BD195A4B4E36CBA0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BD195A4B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BD195A4B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686077

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes pulcher: N Colombia (Magdalena Valley)
English:
Beautiful Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot de la vall de Magdalena
Czech:
datel magdalenský
Danish:
Signalspætte
German:
Schmuckspecht
Spanish:
Carpintero lindo
Spanish (Spain):
Carpintero Lindo
Finnish:
magdalenantikka
French:
Pic splendide
Croatian:
kolumbijski djetlić
Italian:
Picchio magnifico
Japanese (romaji):
utsukushimiyabigera
Japanese:
ウツクシミヤビゲラ
Dutch:
Prachtspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Praktspett
Norwegian:
Praktspett
Polish:
dzięciur żółtogłowy
Portuguese:
pica-pau-bonito
Portuguese (Portugal):
pica-pau-do-magdalena
Russian:
Красивый дятел
Slovak:
tesárik kolumbijský
Swedish:
colombiaspett
Ukrainian:
гіла колумбійська
Chinese:
华美啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
亮麗啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
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):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
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):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic splendide ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
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:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
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:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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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 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (24/07/2022):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
South American Classification Committee (28/09/2023):
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.04:
Beautiful Woodpecker ( Melanerpes pulcher) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes pulcher [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes pulcher [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Melanerpes [chrysauchen or pulcher] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Picot de la vall de Magdalena
Czech: datel magdalenský
Danish: Signalspætte
German: Schmuckspecht
English: Beautiful Woodpecker
English, HBW: Beautiful Woodpecker
English (IOC): Beautiful Woodpecker
English (United States): Beautiful Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero Bonito, Carpintero lindo
Spanish (Colombia): Carpintero Bonito
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Lindo
Spanish (HBW): Beautiful Woodpecker
Estonian: kolumbia maskrähn
Finnish: magdalenantikka
French: Pic de Colombie, Pic splendide
Croatian: kolumbijski djetlić
Italian: Picchio magnifico
Japanese (romaji): utsukushimiyabigera
Japanese: ウツクシミヤビゲラ
Scientific: Melanerpes chrysauchen pulcher, Melanerpes pulcher
Dutch: Prachtspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Praktspett
Norwegian: Praktspett
Polish: dzieciur zóltoglowy, dzięciur żółtogłowy
Portuguese: pica-pau-bonito
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-do-magdalena
Russian: Красивый дятел, Красивый меланерпес
Slovak: tesárik kolumbijský
Swedish: colombiaspett
Turkish: Güzel ağaçkakan
Ukrainian: гіла колумбійська
Chinese: 华美啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 亮麗啄木

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