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Category:Picoides - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Picoides


Woodpeckers, mainly from North America and South America, one species in Europe and Asia.


Picoides is a genus in the Family Picidae. We follow the 59 AOS supplement in moving six species from here into 'Dryobates. Gill and Donsker place these six species in the genus Leuconotopicus.

Genus Picoides viewedit
P. tridactylus Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker
P. dorsalis American Three-toed Woodpecker
P. arcticus Black-backed Woodpecker


  1. SACC proposal to move Checkered Woodpecker and Striped Woodpecker
  2. SACC proposal to move Smoky-brown Woodpecker

Pages in category ‘Picoides’

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.