Crimson-mantled Woodpecker Colaptes rivolii

  • Order: Piciformes
  • Family: Picidae
  • Polytypic: 5 subspecies
  • Authors: Thomas S. Schulenberg


Conservation Status

The IUCN Red List status of the Crimson-mantled Woodpecker is rated as Least Concern, in view of its wide geographic distribution and apparently stable, and large, population (BirdLife International 2011).

Effects of human activity on populations

Human activity has little direct effect on the Crimson-mantled Woodpecker, other than the local effects of habitat destruction.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2011). Crimson-mantled Woodpecker (Colaptes rivolii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.