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Dryocopus lineatus (Lineated Woodpecker)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The lineated woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus) is a very large woodpecker which is a resident breeding bird from Mexico south to northern Argentina and on Trinidad.
View Wikipedia Record: Dryocopus lineatus


EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.88334
EDGE Score: 1.58583


Adult Weight [1]  183 grams
Female Weight [1]  173 grams
Male Weight [1]  194 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  12.1 %
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical dry forests, Mexican pine-oak forests, River-edge forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Tropical dry forests, Mexican pine-oak forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  80 %
Diet - Seeds [3]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  60 %
Forages - Understory [3]  20 %
Forages - Ground [3]  20 %
Clutch Size [4]  2


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Prey / Diet

Ficus pertusa[5]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Full list (123)
Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Elaenia flavogaster (Yellow-bellied Elaenia)2
Tyrannus savana (Fork-tailed Flycatcher)2
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)2

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Fundacao Zoo-Botan. de Belo Horizonte

Range Map


Patfa Valley dry forests;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hartman FA 1961. Locomotor mechanisms of birds. Smithson Misc Collect 143:1–91
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
5"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License