West Indian Woodpecker

Melanerpes superciliaris - Pic à sourcils noirs

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melanerpes

  • Species
    :

    superciliaris

Descriptor

Temminck, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 83 à 126 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

West Indian Woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Melanerpes superciliaris superciliaris (Cuba)
  • Melanerpes superciliaris nyeanus (Grand Bahama and San Salvador Is.)
  • Melanerpes superciliaris blakei (Great Abaco I.. n Bahamas.)
  • Melanerpes superciliaris murceus (Isle of Pines and nearby islands)
  • Melanerpes superciliaris caymanensis (Grand Cayman I.)

Foreign names

  • Pic à sourcils noirs,
  • Carpintero Antillano,
  • Bahamaspecht,
  • Bahama-specht,
  • Picchio delle Indie Occidentali,
  • Bahamaspett,
  • Palmespett,
  • tesárik pásikavec,
  • datel karibský,
  • Vestindisk Spætte,
  • kuubanraitatikka,
  • picot cellanegre,
  • dzięciur antylski,
  • Багамский меланерпес,
  • マユグロシマセゲラ,
  • 大红腹啄木鸟,
  • 西印度紅腹啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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