And a professor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock came up with a brief video that helped convince experts from the renowned Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology that at least one male Campephilus
principalis survived six decades after its last reliable sighting in the United States.
Next I'd see the sudden rush of black and white wings past me, and I'd know immediately that this was Campephilus
principalis, what legions of other birdwatchers had been unable to find, and I'd weep with joy.
Now it has been seen again, officially Campephilus
principalis but more graphically the "Lord God" woodpecker, on account of its awesome appearance.
The female woodpecker, whose Latin name is Campephilus
principalis, was acquired by the museum in the early 1970s and was part of a donated collection.
pluricinctus, Ramphastos tucanus; Null: Pteroglossus inscriptus, Selenidera reinwardtii PICIDAE -- Real: Celeus grammicus, Dtyocopus lineatus; Null: Piculus chrysochloros, Celeus elegans, Campephilus
montanus (Linnaeus), I R Eurasian tree sparrow Extirpated: Campephilus
principalis S (Linnaeus), ivory-billed woodpecker Conuropsis carolinensis I (Linnaeus), Carolina parakeet Ectopistes migratorius I (Linnaeus), passenger pigeon Grus americana (Linnaeus), N whooping crane Numenius borealis (Forster), I eskimo curlew Perdix perdix (Linnaeus), gray N partridge Tympanuchus cupido (Linnaeus), NW greater prairie-chicken Vermivora bachmanii (Audubon), S Bachman's warbler Season CLASS AVES Order Gaviiformes (loons) Family Gaviidae (loons) Gavia adamsii (Gray), yellow- A billed loon G.
In addition to the American Ivorybill population, biologists also identified another subspecies called Campephilus
principalis bairdii, or the Cuban Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and rumors abound that a few still exist in eastern Cuba.
Division of labour in parental care in the Magellanic Woodpecker Campephilus
chrysochloros Colaptes rubiginosus U F Dryocopus lineatus F U Campephilus
haematogaster R C.