Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonian, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil
Status: The Golden-Green Woodpecker is generally uncommon in the sub-canopy forest of Amazonia. It favors Terra Firme Forest, but it also forages in Varzea forest along with mixed species foraging flocks as well as away from them. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Carpintero Verde y Dorado.
Sub-species: Golden-green Woodpecker (Piculus chrysochloros laemostictus), Todd 1937.
Meaning of Name: Piculus: L. piculus= diminutive of Picus or a woodpecker. chrysochloros: Gr. khrusos= gold and khlöros= green.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.