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The world's most endangered woodpeckers


Chart: conservation status of the world's woodpeckers
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's woodpeckers


Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
PICIDAECampephilus imperialisImperial WoodpeckerCRunknown
PICIDAECampephilus principalisIvory-billed WoodpeckerCRdecreasing
PICIDAEDendrocopos noguchiiNoguchi's Woodpecker, Okinawa Woodpecker, Pryer's WoodpeckerCRdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEAulacorhynchus huallagaeYellow-browed ToucanetENdecreasing
PICIDAECeleus obrieniCaatinga Woodpecker, Kaempfer's Woodpecker, Piaui WoodpeckerENdecreasing
PICIDAEPicumnus steindachneriSpeckle-chested PiculetENdecreasing
PICIDAEPicumnus varzeaeVarzea PiculetENstable
RAMPHASTIDAECapito dayiBlack-girdled BarbetVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAECapito hypoleucusWhite-mantled BarbetVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAECapito quinticolorFive-colored Barbet, Five-coloured BarbetVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAECapito wallaceiScarlet-banded BarbetVUstable
PICIDAEColaptes fernandinaeCuban Flicker, Fernandina's FlickerVUdecreasing
PICIDAEDendrocopos doraeArabian WoodpeckerVUdecreasing
PICIDAEDendrocopos ramsayiSulu WoodpeckerVUdecreasing
PICIDAEDryocopus galeatusHelmeted WoodpeckerVUdecreasing
GALBULIDAEGalbula pastazaeCoppery-chested JacamarVUdecreasing
GALBULIDAEJacamaralcyon tridactylaThree-toed JacamarVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAELybius chapliniChaplin's Barbet, Zambian BarbetVUdecreasing
PICIDAEMulleripicus pulverulentusGreat Slaty WoodpeckerVUdecreasing
PICIDAEPicoides borealisRed-cockaded WoodpeckerVUdecreasing
PICIDAEPicumnus spilogasterWhite-bellied PiculetVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAERamphastos ambiguusBlack-mandibled ToucanVUdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEAndigena hypoglaucaGray-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Grey-breasted Mountain-toucan, Grey-breasted Mountain Toucan, Grey-breasted Mountain-ToucanNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEAndigena laminirostrisPlate-billed Mountain-toucan, Plate-billed Mountain Toucan, Plate-billed Mountain-ToucanNTdecreasing
BUCCONIDAEBucco noanamaeSooty-capped PuffbirdNTdecreasing
PICIDAECampephilus gayaquilensisGuayaquil WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAECampethera notataKnysna WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAECapito squamatusOrange-fronted BarbetNTdecreasing
PICIDAEDendropicos stierlingiStierling's WoodpeckerNTstable
PICIDAEDinopium rafflesiiOlive-backed WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEDryocopus hodgeiAndaman WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEDryocopus schulziBlack-bodied WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEEubucco versicolorVersicolored Barbet, Versicoloured BarbetNTunknown
INDICATORIDAEIndicator archipelagicusMalaysian HoneyguideNTdecreasing
INDICATORIDAEIndicator pumilioDwarf HoneyguideNTdecreasing
INDICATORIDAEIndicator xanthonotusYellow-rumped HoneyguideNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAELybius rubrifaciesRed-faced BarbetNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEMegalaima henriciiYellow-crowned BarbetNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEMegalaima javensisBlack-banded BarbetNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEMegalaima mystacophanosRed-throated BarbetNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEMegalaima rafflesiiRed-crowned BarbetNTdecreasing
PICIDAEMeiglyptes tukkiBuff-necked WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEMelanerpes erythrocephalusRed-headed WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEMelanerpes herminieriGuadeloupe WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEPiculus aurulentusWhite-browed Woodpecker, Yellow-browed WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
PICIDAEPicumnus fulvescensTawny PiculetNTdecreasing
PICIDAEPicumnus minutissimusArrowhead Piculet, Guianan PiculetNTstable
PICIDAEPicumnus nebulosusMottled PiculetNTdecreasing
PICIDAEPicus rabieriRed-collared WoodpeckerNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEPteroglossus bailloniSaffron ToucanetNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAEPteroglossus bitorquatusRed-necked AracariNTdecreasing
RAMPHASTIDAESemnornis ramphastinusToucan BarbetNTdecreasing
PICIDAEVeniliornis chocoensisChoco Woodpecker, Chocó WoodpeckerNTdecreasing


This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.

Least concern species are excluded from this list



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