Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. El Angolo, Northwest Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Northwest Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male and Female | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Status: The Guayaquil Woodpecker is uncommon in the semi-deciduous forest of northwest Peru. It is known to range up to 1700 m along the foothill of the western Andes. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Carpintero Guayaquileño.
Sub-species: Guayaquil Woodpecker (Campephilus gayaquilensis), Lesson 1845.
Meaning of Name: Campephilus: Gr. Kampe= caterpillar and philos, phileo= one who likes. guayaquilensis: Originating from the city of Guayaquil in southwestern Ecuador.
- 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.