31 December, 2009

Golden-olive Woodpecker

Scientific Name: Colaptes rubiginosus
Population Estimate:500K to5M

Range / Habitat: Latin America : Mexico to Guyana, Northwest Peru and Northwest Argentina.

Field Notes: Adults are mainly golden olive above with some barring on the tail. The forecrown is grey, and the hindcrown red. The face is yellow-white and the underparts are barred black and yellowish. The bill is black. Adult males have a red moustachial strip which is lacking in the female.

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