The local race is the nominate P. c. chrysochloros. The range extends from northeastern Brazil to Paraguay and northern Argentina. (But see also Clements 2007.) RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Synonyms: Piculus chrysochloros VIEILLOT 1818;
Figure 1. The Golden-green Woodpecker Piculus chrysochloros is not uncommon in the arboreal Caatinga of northern Ceará. The photo shows a female (or a subadult male?), in 10-20 years old Caatinga regrowth.To top of page
Figure 2. Same Golden-green Woodpecker as shown above.To top of page