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Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Melanerpes aurifrons


North American woodpecker, golden-naped, wide-bar-backed, red head


dry tropical secondary forest edge, adjacent to fruit orchard


spotted in am, while bird was perched on high branch of a leafless Jobo tree.

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1 Comment

stephen5 7 years ago

This is the very similar Hoffmann's Woodpecker. The Golden-fronted is found from Honduras north. I barely enters into Nicaragua in the north.

Indio Jones
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Indio Jones

Rivas, Nicaragua

Spotted on Feb 2, 2013
Submitted on Feb 2, 2013

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