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Pica-pau-anão-de-coleira, fêmea (Ochre-collared Piculet, female)

Picumnus temminckii

Notes:

The male has red stains on the forehead while in the female they are white. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/107...

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10 Comments

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

It's beautiful. It looks very similar to the Downy Woodpeckers that are very common in Canada, only far more exotic :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Yes, Courtney, it is. In portuguese "anão" means "dwarf". This is the smallest of woodpeckers we find around here, slightly bigger than a sparrow.

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Is this a type of woodpecker?

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

cute!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Gerardo, Maria, Carol, Nina Marie, Key man & Jolly, thank you.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Very nice Pica-pau great spotting:)

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

lovely!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

So cute!

key_man
key_man 9 years ago

Wonderful shot.... beautiful bird. Nicely done.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

Very nice specimen. Thanks for sharing.

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on May 24, 2012

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