LC
Hairy Woodpecker Leuconotopicus villosus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note
Leuconotopicus villosus (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) was previously placed in the genus Picoides.

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2020 Least Concern
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status altitudinal migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass 52 g
Distribution

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 29,600,000 medium
Number of locations -
Severely Fragmented -
Population and trend
Value Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals 8900000 poor estimated 2019
Population trend Increasing estimated -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Percentage in largest subpopulation - - -

Population justification: The global population is estimated to number 8,900,000 mature individuals (Partners in Flight 2019).

Trend justification:

This species is increasing (Partners in Flight 2019). The rate of increase amounted to c. 6% over the past ten years (Pardieck et al. 2018).


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Bahamas N Extant Yes
Canada N Extant Yes
Costa Rica N Extant Yes
El Salvador N Extant Yes
Guatemala N Extant Yes
Honduras N Extant Yes
Mexico N Extant Yes
Nicaragua N Extant Yes
Panama N Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) V Extant Yes
St Pierre and Miquelon (to France) N Extant Yes
Turks and Caicos Islands (to UK) V Extant Yes
USA N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Bahamas Southern Abaco
Bahamas Lucayan National Park
Canada Gros Morne National Park
Bahamas Red Bays
Bahamas Lee Stocking Island
Bahamas Mangrove Cay
Bahamas Owenstown

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Boreal suitable resident
Forest Temperate major resident
Altitude 900 - 3450 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Leuconotopicus villosus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2021.