Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult \ Sex: Female \ Loc. Oxapampa, Pasco
Age: Adult \ Sex: Female \ Loc. Aguas Calientes, Cusco
Age: Adult \ Sex: Male \ Loc. Aguas Calientes, Cusco
Age: Adult \ Sex: Female and Male \ Loc. Aguas Calientes, Cusco
Status: The Ocellated Piculet is uncommon in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes of central and southern Peru. It is known at elevation raging between 800 – 2400 m. It also occurs in Bo.
Name in Spanish: Carpinterito Ocelado.
Sub-species: Ocellated Piculet (Picumnus dorbignyanus jelskii), Taczanowski 1882.
Meaning of Name: Picumnus: Fr. Picumne, Piculet= little woodpecker. dorbignyanus: After Alcide Dessalines D’Orgbigny, French naturalist and explorer in Tropical America.
- 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.