Puerto Rican woodpecker

Puerto Rican woodpecker

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Melanerpes portoricensis

The Puerto Rican woodpecker is the only woodpecker endemic to the archipelago of Puerto Rico and is one of the five species of the genus Melanerpes that occur in the Antilles. Furthermore, it is the only resident species of the family Picidae in Puerto Rico. The species is common on the main island of Puerto Rico and rare on the island of Vieques.

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Distribution

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Puerto Rican woodpecker habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Puerto Rican woodpecker Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rican_woodpecker
2. Puerto Rican woodpecker on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22680807/92879627
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/344046

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