European Green Woodpecker

Picus viridis - Pic vert

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Picus

  • Species
    :

    viridis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 40 à 42 cm.
  • Weight
    : 180 à 220 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Picus viridis viridis (n and c Europe)
  • Picus viridis karelini (se Europe to sw Turkmenistan)
  • Picus viridis innominatus (sw Iran)

Foreign names

  • Pic vert,
  • Pito Real,
  • Peto-real,
  • Grünspecht,
  • Zöld küllő,
  • Groene Specht,
  • Picchio verde,
  • Gröngöling,
  • Grønnspett,
  • žlna zelená,
  • žluna zelená,
  • Grønspætte,
  • vihertikka,
  • picot verd comú,
  • Grænspæta,
  • dzięcioł zielony,
  • zaļā dzilna,
  • zelena žolna,
  • Зелёный дятел,
  • ヨーロッパアオゲラ,
  • 绿啄木鸟,
  • 黑枕綠啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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