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Grey-headed Woodpecker
Mesopicos spodocephalus (Bonaparte, 1850)
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Mesopicos

Scientific:
  Mesopicos spodocephalus

Citation:
  (Bonaparte, 1850)

Reference:
  Consp.Gen.Av. 1 p.125

Protonym:
  Dendrobates spodocephalus

Avibase ID:
  902E9F6926FDB376

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/902E9F69

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686160

Geographic range:

  • Mesopicos spodocephalus spodocephalus: E Sudan and highlands of central and s Ethiopia
  • Mesopicos spodocephalus rhodeogaster: Highlands of central Kenya to n-central Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Grey-headed Woodpecker
Tchekeg:
  datel etiopský
Alamaneg:
  Graukopfspecht
daneg:
  Rødbuget Askespætte
Spagnoleg:
  Pito Gris Oriental
Finneg:
  oliiviselkätikkanen
Galleg:
  Pic spodocéphale
Italianeg:
  Picchio testagrigia
Japaneg:
  rikyuugashiragera
japaneg:
  リキュウガシラゲラ
Nederlandeg:
  Ethiopische Grijsgroene Specht
Norvegeg:
  Gråhodespett
Poloneg:
  dzieciol szaroglowy
Rusianeg:
  Африканский сероголовый саванный дятел
Sloveg:
  ďateľ sivohlavý
Svedeg:
  rödbukig askspett
Sinaeg:
  灰头啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Mesopicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Mesopicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Mesopicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Mesopicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Mesopicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pic spodocéphale ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Gray-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Mountain Gray Woodpecker ( Chloropicus spodocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Eastern Grey Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Grey-headed Woodpecker ( Dendropicos spodocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dendropicos spodocephalus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Mesopicos [goertae or spodocephalus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Katalaneg: Picot gris oriental
Tchekeg: datel etiopský
daneg: Rødbuget Askespætte
Alamaneg: Graukopfspecht
Saozneg - RU: Eastern Gray Woodpecker, Eastern Grey Woodpecker, Gray headed Woodpecker, Gray-headed Woodpecker, Grey headed Woodpecker, Grey-headed Woodpecker, Mountain Gray Woodpecker, Shoa Gray Woodpecker, Shoa Grey Woodpecker
English (IOC): Eastern Grey Woodpecker
English (Kenya): Mountain Grey Woodpecker
Spagnoleg: Pito Gris Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Pito gris oriental
Spanish (HBW): Mountain Gray Woodpecker
Estoneg: ida-osmusrähn
Finneg: Harmaapäätikka, Harmaapäätikkanen, oliiviselkätikkanen
Galleg: Pic d'Éthiopie, Pic spodocéphale
Italianeg: Picchio testagrigia
Japaneg: rikyuugashiragera
japaneg: リキュウガシラゲラ
latin: Chloropicus spodocephalus, Dendrobates spodocephalus, Dendropicos goertae spodocephalus, Dendropicos spodocephalus, Mesopicos spodocephalus
lituaneg: Pilkagalvis savaninis genys
Nederlandeg: Ethiopische Grijsgroene Specht
Norvegeg: Gråhovudspett
Norvegeg: Gråhodespett
Poloneg: dzieciol szaroglowy, dzięcioł szarogłowy
Rusianeg: Африканский сероголовый саванный дятел
Sloveg: ďateľ sivohlavý
Serbeg: Сива жунја
Svedeg: Etiopisk gråspett, Gråspett, rödbukig askspett
swahilieg: Kigong'ota Kichwa-kijivu
Ukrainiek: Дятел ефіопський
Sinaeg: 灰头啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭啄木

 

         

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