Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Picumnus (11 species, 27 worldwide)

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Bar-breasted Piculet (Picumnus aurifrons)

Plain-breasted Piculet
Plain-breasted Piculet (Picumnus castelnau)
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  

Chestnut Piculet
Chestnut Piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus cinnamomeus)
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  

Golden-spangled Piculet
Golden-spangled Piculet (Picumnus exilis) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  

Golden-spangled Piculet
Golden-spangled Piculet (Picumnus exilis) Female
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  

Greyish Piculet
Greyish Piculet (Picumnus granadensis granadensis) ENDEMIC
Farallones National Park, Colombia  

Lafresnaye's Piculet
Lafresnaye's Piculet (Picumnus lafresnayi lafresnayi) Male
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  

Olivaceous Piculet
Olivaceous Piculet (Picumnus olivaceus)
Manantiales del Campo, Antioquia, Colombia  

Piculets are tiny sparrow-sized woodpeckers.

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Orinoco Piculet (Picumnus pumilus)

Similar to Golden-spangled Piculet, but without any spots on back.

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Rufous-breasted Piculet (Picumnus rufiventris)

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White-bellied Piculet (Picumnus spilogaster) Vulnerable

Scaled Piculet
Scaled Piculet (Picumnus squamulatus)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia  

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