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White Woodpecker
Melanerpes candidus (Otto, 1796)
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Melanerpes

Scientific:
  Melanerpes candidus

Citation:
  (Otto, 1796)

Reference:
  Buffon'sNaturgesch.Vogel 23 p.191

Protonym:
  Picus candidus

Avibase ID:
  5CA0BA8732FE46F6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5CA0BA87

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553980

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes candidus: Dry forests of South America east of the Andes to n Argentina
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  White Woodpecker
Tchekeg:
  datel běloprsý
Alamaneg:
  Weißspecht
daneg:
  Hvid Spætte
Spagnoleg:
  Carpintero Blanco
Finneg:
  valkotikka
Galleg:
  Pic dominicain
Italianeg:
  Picchio bianco
Japaneg:
  shirokitsutsuki
japaneg:
  シロキツツキ
Nederlandeg:
  Witte Specht
Norvegeg:
  Hvitspett
Poloneg:
  dzieciur bialy
Portugaleg:
  Pica-pau-branco
Portugaleg (Brazil):
  Birro
Rusianeg:
  Белый меланерпес
Sloveg:
  tesárik biely
Svedeg:
  vitspett
Sinaeg:
  白啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pic dominicain ( Melanerpes candidus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pic dominicain ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 1st edition:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
Clements 4th edition:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2015:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2016:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2017:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Clements, version 2018:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.50:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.52:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.53:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.54:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 1.55:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2015:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2016:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2017:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
eBird version 2018:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   White Woodpecker ( Leuconerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
James Lee Peters:
    Leuconerpes candidus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Leuconerpes candidus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Leuconerpes candidus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   White Woodpecker ( Melanerpes candidus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes candidus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes candidus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Katalaneg: Picot blanc
Tchekeg: datel běloprsý, Datel bílý
daneg: Hvid Spætte
Alamaneg: Weißspecht
Saozneg - RU: White Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker
English (IOC): White Woodpecker
Spagnoleg: Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (Argentine): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Bolivia): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (HBW): White Woodpecker
Spanish (Peru): Carpintero Blanco
Spanish (Paraguay): Carpintero blanco
Spanish (Uruguay): Carpintero blanco
Estoneg: valgerähn
Finneg: Valkotikka
Galleg: Pic dominicain
Guaranieg: Äkati, Ypekû la novia, Ypekû ntere, Ypekû-ntere
Hungareg: fehér küllő
Italianeg: Picchio bianco
Japaneg: shirokitsutsuki
japaneg: シロキツツキ
latin: Leuconerpes candidus, Melanerpes candidus, Picus candidus
lituaneg: Baltasis tamsianugaris genys
Nederlandeg: Witte Specht
Norvegeg: Kvitspett
Norvegeg: Hvitspett
Poloneg: Dzięcioł biały, dzieciur bialy, dzięciur biały
Portugaleg: bilro, birro, cri-cri, Pica-pau-branco
Portugaleg (Brazil): bilro, birro, cri-cri, Pica-Pau Branco, pica-pau-branco
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-pau-branco
Rusianeg: Белый дятел, Белый меланерпес
Sloveg: tesárik biely
Serbeg: Beli detlić
Sranan: Timreman
Svedeg: Vitspett
Ukrainiek: Гіла біла
Sinaeg: 白啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白啄木

 

         

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