Gila Woodpecker

Melanerpes uropygialis - Pic des saguaros

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Melanerpes

  • Species
    :

    uropygialis

Descriptor

Baird, SF, 1854

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 41 cm.
  • Weight
    : 51 à 79 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic des saguaros
♀ adult
Pic des saguaros
♂ adult

Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Melanerpes uropygialis uropygialis (sw USA to w Mexico)
  • Melanerpes uropygialis cardonensis (n Baja California. Mexico.)
  • Melanerpes uropygialis brewsteri (s Baja California. Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Pic des saguaros,
  • Carpintero del Gila,
  • Gilaspecht,
  • gilaszalagos küllő,
  • Gilaspecht,
  • Picchio di Gila,
  • kaktusspett,
  • Kaktusspett,
  • tesárik kaktusový,
  • datel gilský,
  • Gilaspætte,
  • kaktusraitatikka,
  • picot de Gila,
  • dzięciur kaktusowy,
  • kaktusu dzenis,
  • Гила,
  • サバクシマセゲラ,
  • 吉拉啄木鸟,
  • 吉拉啄木,

Voice song and cries

Pic des saguaros
♂ adult

Habitat

Pic des saguaros
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Sources of information

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published: - Updated: 15-04-2009
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