Gabon Woodpecker

The form lugubris, breeding from Sierra Leone east to Nigeria, is sometimes split as a separate species, the Melancholy Woodpecker, Dendropicos lugubris.

The Gabon Woodpecker is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Gabon Woodpecker (Dendropicos gabonensis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. The form lugubris, breeding from Sierra Leone east to Nigeria, is sometimes split (eg by Handbook of the Birds of the World) as a separate species, the Melancholy Woodpecker, Dendropicos lugubris. More

Gabon Woodpecker - Adult female at nest Photographer More

Gabon Woodpecker - Dendropicos gabonensis Pic du Gabon = Pic du Gabon Gallery : © Guillaume Passavy Site web : Collekinsectes Order : Piciformes Family : Picidae Species : Gabon Woodpecker Sex : Male Age : Adult Reference: gupa51349 Other pictures Date taken : 2008 May Geographic data Country : Gabon (gb) More

* Gabon Woodpecker, Dendropicos gabonensis * Melancholy Woodpecker, Dendropicos lugubris * Stierling's Woodpecker, Dendropicos stierlingi * Bearded Woodpecker, Dendropicos namaquus * Fire-bellied Woodpecker, Dendropicos pyrrhogaster * Golden-crowned Woodpecker, Dendropicos xantholophus * Elliot's Woodpecker, Dendropicos elliotii More

Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis IUCN Red List history Year Category 2009 Least Concern 2008 Least Concern 2004 Least Concern 2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1988 Not Recognised Range Estimate More

Greenbul, Gabon Woodpecker, Bristle-nosed Barbet, Black-capped Apalis and Buff-throated Apalis, a party of excited Rufous-crowned Eremomela, a male Superb Sunbird, every bit worthy of its name, and Western Bluebill. By this time it was getting rather hot, so we returned to our hotel for lunch, and then headed to the outskirts of Ipassa, for a taste of what the next day would have in stall. More

Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis h African Broadbill Smithornis capensis Rufous-naped (Malbrant’s) Lark Mirafra africana Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea African River Martin Pseudochelidon eurystomina Banded Martin Riparia cincta Grey-rumped Swallow Hirundo griseopyga Red-chested Swallow Hirundo lucida White-throated Blue Swallow Hirundo nigrita Lesser Striped-Swallow Hirundo abyssinica Rufous-chested Swallow Hirundo semirufa Mosque Swallow Hirundo senegalensis Red-throated Cliff Swallow Hirundo More

(Dendropicos gabonensis) Gabon Woodpecker Add this Bird STATISTICS: Total Species on Checklist: 210 Species Reported: 38 RECENT SIGHTINGS IN THIS REGION: Downy Woodpecker Map | 05/15/2010 Downy Woodpecker Map | 05/08/2010 Red-headed Woodpecker Map | 05/04/2010 Pileated Woodpecker Map | 05/02/2010 Red-bellied Woodpecker Map | 05/01/2010 More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Picidae
Genus : Dendropicos
Species : gabonensis
Authority : (Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851)