Campephilus principalis

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Related to Campephilus principalis: Ivory Billed Woodpecker
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Synonyms for Campephilus principalis

large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill

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The signature bird of this wilderness, a dweller of the deep bottomland woods, was the ivory-billed woodpecker, Campephilus principalis.
In addition to the American Ivorybill population, biologists also identified another subspecies called Campephilus principalis bairdii, or the Cuban Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and rumors abound that a few still exist in eastern Cuba.