Cuban Green Woodpecker Xiphidiopicus percussus

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

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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. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.cugwoo1.01