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Synonyms for Campephilus

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The imperial woodpecker (Campephilus imperialis) of Mexico, the largest woodpecker in the world, probably became extinct in the late 20th century, without known documentation of the species in life.
Three species that once occurred in the Big Thicket are now extinct: passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) and Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis).
The ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) was last known to exist in 1944.
And a professor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock came up with a brief video that helped convince experts from the renowned Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology that at least one male Campephilus principalis survived six decades after its last reliable sighting in the United States.
Until its rediscovery on the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas of 2004, most people would have said that the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) was extinct.
Next I'd see the sudden rush of black and white wings past me, and I'd know immediately that this was Campephilus principalis, what legions of other birdwatchers had been unable to find, and I'd weep with joy.
The most striking examples of local--and even global--faunal extinction were provided by the red wolf, black bear, cougar, and two species of birds, the Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis), and ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) (Echternacht and Harris 112-14).
FEAR AND FLOATING The incredible hulks of the woodpecker world, including the ivory-billed (Campephilus principalis), have risky lifestyles, according to Martjan Lammertink of Amsterdam University in the Netherlands.
Now it has been seen again, officially Campephilus principalis but more graphically the "Lord God" woodpecker, on account of its awesome appearance.
pluricinctus, Ramphastos tucanus; Null: Pteroglossus inscriptus, Selenidera reinwardtii PICIDAE -- Real: Celeus grammicus, Dtyocopus lineatus; Null: Piculus chrysochloros, Celeus elegans, Campephilus rubricollis.
montanus (Linnaeus), I R Eurasian tree sparrow Extirpated: Campephilus principalis S (Linnaeus), ivory-billed woodpecker Conuropsis carolinensis I (Linnaeus), Carolina parakeet Ectopistes migratorius I (Linnaeus), passenger pigeon Grus americana (Linnaeus), N whooping crane Numenius borealis (Forster), I eskimo curlew Perdix perdix (Linnaeus), gray N partridge Tympanuchus cupido (Linnaeus), NW greater prairie-chicken Vermivora bachmanii (Audubon), S Bachman's warbler Season CLASS AVES Order Gaviiformes (loons) Family Gaviidae (loons) Gavia adamsii (Gray), yellow- A billed loon G.
The signature bird of this wilderness, a dweller of the deep bottomland woods, was the ivory-billed woodpecker, Campephilus principalis.
Such is the case of the splendid ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus [=Picus] principalis), also a dweller of eastern North American forests, which is near to extinction at the close of the twentieth century.