Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. No Data
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Southwest Ecuador
Status: The Smoky-Brown Woodpecker is uncommon along the east and west slope of the north to the central Andes. It also occurs in the montane forest in Sandia, Puno. It generally ranges at elevations between 1200-2900 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Carpintero Pardo.
Sub-species: Smoky-brown Woodpecker (Picoides fumigatus fumigatus), d’Orbigny 1840. E Andes of Peru.
(P. f. obscuratus), Chapman 1927. NW Peru (Huancabamba and bend of R Marañón).
Meaning of Name: Veniliornis: Related to genus Venilia (Bonaparte, 1850) and ornis= bird. fumigatus: L. smoked, dusky, sooty-colored.
- 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.