Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus

  • Order: Piciformes
  • Family: Picidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Andrew Farnsworth


Nest usually in cavity in live or dead tree; breeding from February to August; 3-4 white and smooth eggs. Nothing known of the incubation and fledgling periods. Both parents feed young. The female fed the nestings with a higher frequency than male (Kirkconnell et al. 1989).

Recommended Citation

Farnsworth, A. (2012). Cuban Green Woodpecker (Xiphidiopicus percussus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.