Colaptes oceanicus Olson, 2013

Bermuda woodpecker, Bermuda flicker



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1600's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. (2013). Fossil woodpeckers from Bermuda with the description of a new species of Colaptes (Aves: Picidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(1): 17-24. [Abstract]


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2014). Colaptes oceanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. ( Downloaded on 26 July 2014.

BirdLife International. 2017. Colaptes oceanicus (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T62322970A119208417. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

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.


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