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Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini]

Picus canus [guerini] (= Picus canus guerini) (Malherbe, A 1849)

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 guerini


Original description

Citation:
  (Malherbe, A 1849)

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 1 p.539

Protonym:
  Chloropicos Guerini

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2343761


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C81F1BCAB461E54E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C81F1BCA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C81F1BCA


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686554

Geographic range:

  • 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)
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English:
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini]
Czech:
žluna šedá [skupina guerini]
Danish:
Gråspætte, Sortnakket [guerini Gruppe]
German:
Grauspecht [guerini-Gruppe]
Spanish:
Pito Cano (grupo guerini)
Spanish (Spain):
Pito cano (grupo guerini)
Finnish:
harmaapäätikka [alalaji guerini]
French:
Pic cendré [guerini]
Icelandic:
Gráspæta [guerini hópur]
Japanese (romaji):
yamagera (guerini guru-pu)
Japanese:
ヤマゲラ(guerini グループ)
Lithuanian:
Pilkoji meleta [guerini grupė]
Dutch:
Grijskopspecht (guerini groep)
Norwegian:
gråspett (guerini gr.)
Polish:
dzięcioł zielonosiwy [gr. guerini]
Russian:
Седой дятел [группа guerini]
Slovak:
žlna sivohlavá (skup.)
Serbian:
Siva žuna [guerini grupa]
Swedish:
gråspett [gruppen guerini]
Chinese:
灰头绿啄木鸟(黑枕)
Chinese (Traditional):
綠啄木(guerini群)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini] ( Picus canus [guerini])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped) ( Picus canus [guerini Group]) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-naped Woodpecker ( Picus guerini) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Picus canus

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Bulgarian: Сив кълвач [Група guerini]
Catalan: Picot de clatell negre
Czech: žluna šedá [skupina guerini]
Danish: Gråspætte, Sortnakket [guerini Gruppe]
German: Asiengrauspecht, Grauspecht [guerini Gruppe], Grauspecht [guerini-Gruppe], Grauspecht-guerini
Greek: Σταχτής Δρυοκολάπτης [guerini ομάδα], Σταχτής Δρυοκολάπτης [guerini]
English: Black-naped Woodpecker, Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped), Grey-faced Woodpecker [guerini]
English, HBW: Black-naped Woodpecker
English (IOC): Grey-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped)
English (United States): Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped)
Spanish: Pito Cano (grupo guerini), Pito nuquinegro
Spanish (Spain): Pito cano (grupo guerini), Pito Cano [guerini Group]
Spanish (HBW): Gray-headed Woodpecker (Black-naped)
Finnish: harmaapäätikka [alalaji guerini]
French: Pic cendré (à nuque noire), Pic cendré [guerini], Pic de Guérin
Icelandic: Gráspæta [guerini hópur]
Japanese (romaji): yamagera (guerini guru-pu)
Japanese: ヤマゲラ (guerini グループ), ヤマゲラ(guerini グループ)
Scientific: Chloropicos Guerini, Picus canus [guerini Group], Picus canus [guerini], Picus canus guerini, Picus guerini
Lithuanian: Pilkoji meleta [guerini grupė]
Nepali: कालोगर्दने काठफोर
Dutch: Grijskopspecht (guerini groep)
Norwegian: gråspett (guerini gr.)
Polish: dzięcioł zielonosiwy [gr. guerini]
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-cinzento [grupo guerini]
Russian: Седой дятел [группа guerini]
Slovak: žlna sivohlavá, žlna sivohlavá (skup.)
Slovenian: Siva žolna [guerini]
Serbian: Siva žuna [guerini grupa]
Swedish: gråspett [gruppen guerini], gråspett [guerini Group]
Thai: นกหัวขวานเขียวหัวดำ, นกหัวขวานเขียวหัวดำ (กระหม่อมดำ)
Turkish: Küçük Yeşil Ağaçkakan [guerini Grubu]
Chinese: 灰头绿啄木鸟(黑枕)
Chinese (Traditional): 綠啄木(guerini群), 綠啄木(黑枕)

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