Sulawesi pygmy woodpecker

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Sulawesi pygmy woodpecker
Male of Dendrocopos temminckii.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Yungipicus
Y. temminckii
Binomial name
Yungipicus temminckii
(Malherbe, 1849)

Dendrocopos temminckii
Picoides temminckii

Painting by John gould.

The Sulawesi pygmy woodpecker (Yungipicus temminckii), also known as the Sulawesi woodpecker, is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi in Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist mountains. Some taxonomic authorities continue to place this species in the genus Dendrocopos or Picoides.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Picoides temminckii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22681042A92890426. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22681042A92890426.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.