Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonian, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonian, Ecuador
Status: The Red-stained Woodpecker is uncommon to rare in the canopy and sub-canopy of Amazonian forests. It is known to range up to 1400 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Carpintero Teñido de Rojo.
Sub-species: Red-stained Woodpecker (Veniliornis affinis hilaris), Cabanis and Heine 1863.
Meaning of Name: Veniliornis: Related to the genus Venilia (Bonaparte, 1850) and ornis= bird. affinis: L. affinae, affine, affinis= similar, related.
- 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.