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Little Spotted Woodpecker

Campethera cailliautii (Malherbe, 1849)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Peter Boesman 2016-09-14 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 338985
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii nyansae James Bradley 2017-03-25 Maasai Education Centre, Narok County, Narok (Kenya) (1900 m) call, female, male -

Two birds foraging together in dense tree clusters in forest/savannah mosaic. Active and vocal.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

363939
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Peter Boesman 2016-09-14 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 338984
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii nyansae James Bradley 2017-03-25 Maasai Education Centre, Narok County, Narok (Kenya) (1900 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364268
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii David Moyer 2016-12-09 Mbatamila, Mecula, Niassa, Niassa (Mozambique) (480 m) call -

The bird only gave one squeak call, usually they give at least three in a row.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

346979
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Martin St-Michel 2015-03-09 Kirimia, Semuliki National Park, Bundibugyo, Western Region, Bundibugyo (Uganda) (700 m) call -

Habitat: primary evergreen forest.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

287558
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1984-12-19 WSW of Gede Coast Province; Sokoke (Arabuku-Sokoke) Forest, Coast, Kenya, Coast (Kenya)   -   47050
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Sander Bot 2014-01-18 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura (Uganda) (1300 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

166371
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii cailliautii isaac kilusu 2019-06-11 mlaga,rubondo island Np, Mwanza (pre-2012) (Tanzania) (1100 m) call -

a single bird seen feeding on insects

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

481901
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii nyansae Gerard Gorman 2012-03-16 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura (Uganda) (1220 m) Song (no score) - Quiet, gentle, whining song at start and end of recording. Rather drowned out by other, louder species.s. 96969
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1982-01-9 ESE Kigali; S. Akagera Nat. Park; road to Pecherie, Rwanda, Rwanda (Rwanda)   -   65578
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1978-07-30 Sokoke Forest, Kenya, Kenya (Kenya)   -   79377
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1983-10-23 14.0 km NW of Ndola; Beluba River crossing, Copperbelt, Zambia, Copperbelt (Zambia)   -   51436
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1983-10-26 14.0 km NW of Ndola; Beluba River crossing, Copperbelt, Zambia, Copperbelt (Zambia)   -   51442
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1984-12-20 WSW of Gede Coast Province; Sokoke (Arabuku-Sokoke) Forest, Coast, Kenya, Coast (Kenya)   -   47055
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1985-12-3 WSW of Gede; Arabuha; Sokoke Forest, Kenya, Kenya (Kenya)   -   37964
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1983-10-30 14.0 km NW of Ndola; Misaka Forest, Copperbelt, Zambia, Copperbelt (Zambia)   -   51453
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii David C. Moyer 1994-10-12 24.0 km E of Nkwanta; Shiare; Kyabobo Mountain, Volta, Ghana, Volta (Ghana)   -   101111
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1983-10-26 14.0 km NW of Ndola; Beluba River, Copperbelt, Zambia, Copperbelt (Zambia)   -   51440
macaulaylibrary.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii loveridgei Niall Perrins 2016-12-08 Cheringoma, Sofala, Sofala (Mozambique) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

350087
xeno-canto.org
Green-backed Woodpecker - Campethera cailliautii Jennifer F. M. Horne 1982-01-9 ESE Kigali; S. Akagera Nat. Park; road to Pecherie, Rwanda, Rwanda (Rwanda)   -   65579
macaulaylibrary.org

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