Rusty-necked piculet

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Rusty-necked piculet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Picumnus
Species: P. fuscus
Binomial name
Picumnus fuscus
Pelzeln, 1870

The rusty-necked piculet (Picumnus fuscus) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found on the Rondônia-Bolivian border. Both males and females are buffy cinnamon, with black crowns. Males have orange streaking on their crowns.[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps/flooded forest. Its greatest threat is habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Picumnus fuscus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Picumnus fuscus." Neotropical Birds database, Cornell Lab of Orthinology. Accessed 2 April 2013. Web.