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Scaly-breasted Woodpecker

Celeus grammicus

Description:

Female and Male pictured here. The male has red lores on his face.

Habitat:

Amazon rainforest. Forest canopy.

Notes:

Observed from the canopy walkway at the Amazon Conservatory of Tropical Studies (ACTS).

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5 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

What a handsome bird ! Thanks for sharing this philkahler.

catgrin
catgrin 6 years ago

This is a first for me, too - and so happy to have seen them!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Congratulations philkahler! Your spotting is featured in Project Noah's Fact of the Day: "This scaly-breasted woodpecker is from the tropical and sub-tropical lowland forests of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, and Venezuela. It is a widespread and fairly abundant species now, but is expected to decline as deforestation takes its habitat".
https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

nice photos!

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

What a wonderful bird, I have never seen one before. Thank you!

philkahler
Spotted by
philkahler

Loreto, Peru

Spotted on Jul 5, 2014
Submitted on Sep 9, 2014

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