Hoffmann's woodpecker (Melanerpes hoffmannii) is named after the German naturalist Karl Hoffmann. It is found in Central America. The male has a white forehead, red crown, and yellow nape. Its upperparts and wings are neatly barred with black and white, and it has a white rump. The underparts are pale buff-grey with a yellow central belly patch. The female has a white crown and forehead and reduced yellow nape.