Definitions

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  • n. A small woodpecker of the genus Picumnus and other genera in subfamily Picumninae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any species of very small woodpeckers of the genus Picumnus and allied genera. Their tail feathers are not stiff and sharp at the tips, as in ordinary woodpeckers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any one of the small soft-tailed woodpeckers of the subfamily Picumninæ, family Picidæ, of the genera Picumnus, Vivia, Sasia, and Verreauxia. See cut under Picumnus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small woodpeckers of South America and Africa and East Indies having soft rounded tail feathers

Etymologies

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picus +‎ -let

Examples

  • Endemism is relatively low except for avifauna, which includes the species buffy hummingbird (Leucippus fallax) and chesnut piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus).

    Lara-Falcón dry forests

  • The park is also the only protected area within which is found the extremely range-restricted rusty-necked piculet Picumnus fuscus that is known only from seasonally flooded forests along the Iténez River.

    Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Bolivia

  • The greyish piculet (Picumnus granadensis) and apical flycatcher (Myiarchus apicalis) are found in tropical deciduous and secondary forest, tropical lowland evergreen forest edge, and scrub.

    Cauca Valley dry forests

  • The rest of the endemic birds are under the status "least concern"; they include the pygmy swift (Tachornis furcata), buffy hummingbird (Leucippus fallax), chesnut piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus), white-whiskered spinetail (Synallaxis candei), black-backed antshrike (Sakesphorus melanonotus), slender-billd tyrannulet (Inezia tenuirostris), tocuyo sparrow (Arremonops tocuyensis), and vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus).

    Lara-Falcón dry forests

  • They include the pygmy swift (Tachornis furcata), buffy hummingbird (Leucippus fallax), chesnut piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus), white-whiskered spinetail (Synallaxis candei), black-backed antshrike (Sakesphorus melanonotus), slender-billd tyrannulet (Inezia tenuirostris), tocuyo sparrow (Arremonops tocuyensis), and vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus).

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • The endemic birds listed below have "least concern"; status; they include the pygmy swift (Tachornis furcata), buffy hummingbird (Leucippus fallax), chesnut piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus), white-whiskered spinetail (Synallaxis candei), black-backed antshrike (Sakesphorus melanonotus), slender-billed tyrannulet (Inezia tenuirostris), tocuyo sparrow (Arremonops tocuyensis), and vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus).

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub

  • Other important birds are lesser seed-finch (Oryzoborus angolensis), ruddy-breasted seedeater (Sporaphila minuta), slate-colored seedeater (Sporophila schistacea), Guianan piculet (Picumnus minutissimus), blood-coloured woodpecker (Veniliornis sanguineus), and the crimson-hooded manakin (Pipra aureola).

    Paramaribo swamp forests

  • The following endemic birds are under the status "least concern": the pygmy swift (Tachornis furcata), buffy hummingbird (Leucippus fallax), chesnut piculet (Picumnus cinnamomeus), white-whiskered spinetail (Synallaxis candei), black-backed antshrike (Sakesphorus melanonotus), slender-billd tyrannulet (Inezia tenuirostris), tocuyo sparrow (Arremonops tocuyensis), and vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus).

    Maracaibo dry forests

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