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)
   


View image by Kester Clarke on BirdPhotos.com
White-bellied Piculet (Picumnus spilogaster) Vulnerable
   


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


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