Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: West Indian Woodpecker
West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris
Described by: Temminck (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Great Red-bellied Woodpecker, West Indian Red-bellied Woodpecker, Bahama Woodpecker, Cayman Woodpecker, Cuban Red-bellied Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Centurus superciliaris
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(1) Grand Bahama and San Salvador (Watling's Is.).
(2) Great Abaco Is. (Marsh Harbor).
(3) Cuba, Cantiles Keys and adjacent keys.
(4) Isle of Pines, Cayo Large and Cayo Real.
(5) Grand Cayman Is.
Boca de Guama, Matanzas Province, Cuba - Mar 12, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is perched at the top of a snag.
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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