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Little Grey Woodpecker

Dendropicos elachus Oberholser, 1919

The Little Grey Woodpecker (Dendropicos elachus), also known as the Sahelian Woodpecker, is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sudan. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Dendropicos

Scientific:
  Dendropicos elachus

Citation:
  Oberholser, 1919

Reference:
  Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 32 p.8

Protonym:
  Dendropicos elachus

Avibase ID:
  C6F9E5EE4D0E4BAD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C6F9E5EE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554009

Geographic range:

  • Dendropicos elachus: Sahel (sw Mauritania to Senegambia, Chad and w-central Sudan)
English:
Little Grey Woodpecker
Czech:
datel pustinný
German:
Wüstenspecht
Danish:
Lille Grå Spætte
Spanish:
Pito Saheliano
Finnish:
sahelintikkanen
French:
Pic gris
Italian:
Picchio grigio minore
Japanese:
nishiafurikakogera
Japanese:
ニシアフリカコゲラ
Dutch:
Kleine Grijze Specht
Norwegian:
Sahelspett
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Sahelspett
Polish:
dzieciol szary
Russian:
Малый саванный дятел
Slovak:
ďateľ bledý
Swedish:
sahelspett
Ukrainian:
Дятел сірий
Chinese:
小灰啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic gris ( Dendropicos elachus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic gris ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 1st edition:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 4th edition:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements, version 2015:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements, version 2016:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements, version 2017:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Clements, version 2018:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus elachus)
Clements, version 2019:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus elachus)
eBird version 1.50:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 1.52:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 1.53:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 1.54:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 1.55:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 2015:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 2016:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 2017:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
eBird version 2018:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus elachus)
eBird version 2019:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus elachus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sahelian Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
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:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
James Lee Peters:
Dendropicos elachus
James Lee Peters (original):
Dendropicos elachus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dendropicos elachus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos elachus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos elachus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos elachus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Picot del Sahel
Czech: Datel pustinný
Danish: Lille Grå Spætte
German: Wüstenspecht
English: Least Gray Woodpecker, Least Grey Woodpecker, Least Woodpecker, Little Gray Woodpecker, Little Grey Woodpecker, Sahelian Woodpecker
English (IOC): Little Grey Woodpecker
Spanish: Pico Gris Pequeño, Pito Saheliano
Spanish (Spain): Pito saheliano
Spanish (HBW): Little Gray Woodpecker
Estonian: vadi-väikerähn
Finnish: Pisamatikkanen, sahelintikkanen
French: Petit Pic gris, Pic gris
Italian: Picchio grigio minore
Japanese: nishiafurikakogera
Japanese: ニシアフリカコゲラ
Scientific: Chloropicus elachus, Dendropicos elachus, Dendropicos minutus
Lithuanian: Mažasis savaninis genys
Dutch: Kleine Grijze Specht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Sahelspett
Norwegian: Sahelspett
Polish: dzieciol szary, dzięcioł szary
Russian: Малый саванный дятел
Slovak: ďateľ bledý
Swedish: Sahelspett
Ukrainian: Дятел сірий
Chinese: 小灰啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 小灰啄木

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