Ground Woodpecker

Geocolaptes olivaceus - Pic laboureur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Geocolaptes

  • Species
    :

    olivaceus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 105 à 134 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pic laboureur
adult
Pic laboureur
adult

Ground Woodpecker (Geocolaptes olivaceus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Pic laboureur,
  • Pito terrestre,
  • pica-pau-das-rochas,
  • Erdspecht,
  • földi harkály,
  • Kaapse Grondspecht,
  • Picchio terragnolo,
  • markspett,
  • Jordspett,
  • žlna zemná,
  • datel zemní,
  • Jordspætte,
  • maatikka,
  • Grondspeg,
  • picot terrestre,
  • dzięciolik ziemny,
  • Земляной дятел,
  • イワキツツキ,
  • 地啄木鸟,
  • 非洲地啄木,

Voice song and cries

Pic laboureur
♀ adult

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

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published: - Updated: 23-09-2010
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