27 species of Piculets from South America (one from Asia). They are very small Woodpeckers.
Compared to other woodpeckers their tail which has short and only shlightly pointed feathers.
Picumnus is a genus in the Family Picidae.
Recent studies confirmed that the Speckled Piculet from Asia belongs to this genus.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 2002. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 7: Jacamars to Woodpeckers. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334375
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