Beautiful woodpecker

Beautiful woodpecker

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Melanerpes pulcher

The beautiful woodpecker is a bird species in the woodpecker family . It is endemic to Colombia. Until recently, it was united with the golden-naped woodpecker of Central America as subspecies. But the different appearance and allopatric ranges argue in favor of recognizing the two as distinct species. According to "Birds of Northern South America" by Robin Restall the back is barred and the belly and breast are white, but that appears to be in error based on photos of the birds in Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

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Beautiful woodpecker habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

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Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Beautiful woodpecker Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beautiful_woodpecker
2. Beautiful woodpecker on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22733737/95063710
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/354132

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