Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus

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


Conservation Status

The IUCN Red List status for Cuban Green Woodpecker is rated as Least Concern (BirdLife International 2012). This species has a large geographic range, and the population trend is believed to be stable (BirdLife International 2012).

The relative abundance of Cuban Green Woodpecker is assessed as "common" (Garrido and Kirkconnell 2000).

Effects of human activity on populations

No known threats; able to exploit a diverse array of habitats and habitat quality.

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.