Taxon profile


Middle Spotted Woodpecker
Dendrocoptes medius (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Piciformes »  family Picidae - woodpeckers, piculets and wrynecks »  genus Dendrocoptes

Scientific synonyms

Dendrocopos medius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dendrocopos medius splendidior
Dendrocopus medius
Dryobates medius
Dryobates medius splendidior
Leiopicus medius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Dendrocoptes medius anatoliae (Hartert, 1912)
subspecies Dendrocoptes medius caucasicus (Bianchi, 1904)
subspecies Dendrocoptes medius medius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Dendrocoptes medius medius

subspecies Dendrocoptes medius sanctijohannis (Blanford, 1873)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [641]

Bird Life [] [as Dendrocopos medius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97101]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Dendrocopos medius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Dendrocoptes medius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Dendrocopos medius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Dendrocopos medius]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Dendrocopos medius]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Dendrocopos medius]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Dendrocopos medius]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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