Picidae


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Noun1.Picidae - woodpeckersPicidae - woodpeckers        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Piciformes, Piciformes - woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans
peckerwood, woodpecker, pecker - bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
genus Picus, Picus - type genus of Picidae
genus Picoides, Picoides - a genus of Picidae
Colaptes, genus Colaptes - a genus of Picidae
Campephilus, genus Campephilus - a genus of Picidae
genus Melanerpes, Melanerpes - a genus of Picidae
genus Sphyrapicus, Sphyrapicus - a genus of Picidae
genus Jynx, Jynx - wrynecks
genus Picumnus, Picumnus - a genus of Picidae
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Family Number of Fatalities Parulidae 272 Turdidae 38 Emberizidae 38 Vireonidae 23 Regulidae 13 Troglodytidae 6 Cardinalidae 5 Icteridae 5 Mimidae 5 Certhiidae 2 Picidae 2 Tyrannidae 2 Unidentified 2 Cuculidae 1 Sturnidae 1
Piciformes Picidae Northern Flicker 1 (Colaptes auratus) (NAM) Yellow-bellied 6 Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) (NAM) unidentified 3 bird Total 271
vociferus Wilson, whip-poor- I C will Chordeiles minor (Forster), I O common nighthawk Order Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds) Family Apodidae (swifts) Chaetura pelagica (Linnaeus), I A chimney swift Family Trochilidae (hummingbords) Archilochus colubris (Linnaeus), I C ruby-throated hummingbird Selasphorus rufus (Gmelin), I R rufous hummingbird Order Coraciiformes (todies, motmots, and kingfishers) Family Alcedinidae (kingfishers) Ceryle alcyon (Linnaeus), belted I O kingfisher Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and allies) Family Picidae (woodpeckers) Colaptes auratus (Linnaeus), I C northern flicker Dryocopus pileatus (Linnaeus), I O pileated woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus), I C red-bellied woodspecker M.
Studies on avian predators of Dendroctonus brevicomis LeConte (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) with special reference to Picidae.