Crimson-crested Woodpecker Campephilus melanoleucos

  • Order: Piciformes
  • Family: Picidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Connor Rosenblatt

Priorities for Future Research

Due to the tame behavior of the Crimson-crested Woodpecker, a large amount is known about its social and behavioral life. However, there are still several aspects to the life history that are poorly known, such as predation, demography, fledging period, and information pertaining to clutch size and incubation period. Molts, a key aspect in appearance, is another poorly known topic.

Recommended Citation

Rosenblatt, C. (2012). Crimson-crested Woodpecker (Campephilus melanoleucos), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.