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Yellow-tufted Woodpecker

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Melanerpes cruentatus Scientific name
Piciformes                     Order
Picidae                   Family
20cm Length
Tropical lowland rainforest. In Bolivia, BrazilColombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, PeruSuriname & Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects & larvae. Food  
575 - TSN: 553984  - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

view photos Photo December 10, 2008 by Scott Olmstead © all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Yellow-tufted Woodpecker calls
(Melanerpes cruentatus)
Andrew Spencer XC12198
01-01-2007, Venezuela

Video by David Caro © all rights reserved


Czech: Datel žlutookż
Danish: Gulųjet Spętte
German: Gelbbrauenspecht, Gelbbrauen-Specht
English: Red-fronted Woodpecker, Yellow tufted Woodpecker, Yellow-tufted Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero Azulado, Carpintero Cejón, Carpintero Negro Azul, Carpintero Penachiamarillo
Spanish (Colombia): Carpintero Cejón
Spanish (Ecuador): Carpintero Penachiamarillo
Spanish (Venezuela): Carpintero Negro
Estonian: must-maskrähn
Finnish: Keltasilmätikka
French: Pic ą chevron d'or
Italian: Picchio ciuffogiallo, Picchio fronterossa
Japanese: mamijiromiyabigera
Japanese: マミジロミヤビゲラ
Latin: Melanerpes cruentatus, Melanerpes rubrifrons
Dutch: Geelbrauwspecht
Norwegian: Amazonspett
Polish: dzieciur czarnoszyi, dzięciur czarnoszyi
Portuguese: benedito-de-testa-vermelha, ipecś-mirim, Pica-pau-de-barriga-vermelha, pica-pau-de-crista-vermelha
Portuguese (Brazil): Benedito-de-testa-vermelha, ipecś-mirim, Pica-Pau de Barriga Vermelha, pica-pau-de-barriga-vermelha, pica-pau-de-crista-vermelha
Russian: Златохохлый меланерпес
Slovak: tesįrik žltookż
Swedish: Gultofsspett
Chinese: 黄须啄木鸟


Melanerpes cruentatus
Melanerpes cruentatus
Melanerpes cruentatus cruentatus
Melanerpes cruentatus rubrifrons


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