Colaptes auricularis

The Grey-crowned Woodpecker is a bird species in the woodpecker family . It was formerly placed in the genus Piculus . The scientific name auricularis means eared, an appearance created by the confluent, fine patterning of the species' head.

The Colaptes auricularis is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Grey-crowned Woodpecker, Colaptes auricularis (formerly in Piculus) * Crimson-mantled Woodpecker, Colaptes rivolii (formerly in Piculus) Footnotes - 1. ^ a b Benz et al. (2006) 2. ^ Wetmore (1931) References - Search Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Colaptes * Benz, Brett W.; Robbins, Mark B. & Peterson, A. More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Picidae
Genus : Colaptes
Species : auricularis
Authority : (Salvin & Godman, 1889)