Order: Piciformes | Family: Picidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonas, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Loreto, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Loreto, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex:Female | Loc. Amazonian, Brazil
Status: The Yellow-throated Woodpecker is generally rare in the canopy and sub-canopy forest in Amazonia. It often joins mixed-species foraging flocks. It is largely found in Loreto and northern Ucayali and also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Carpintero de Garganta Amarilla.
Sub-species: Yellow-throated Woodpecker (Piculus flavigula magnus), Cherrie and Reichenberger 1921.
Meaning of Name: Piculus: L. piculus= diminutive of Picus or a woodpecker. flavigula: Gr. flavi, flavus= yellow and gularis= throat, its throat.
- 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.