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Acorn Woodpecker

Melanerpes formicivorus flavigula

(Acorn Woodpecker / Carpintero careto)

 

La Ceja, Colombia; 2300 meters above sea level.

 

The Acorn Woodpecker is a common, conspicuous inhabitant of foothill and montane woodlands from northwestern Oregon, California, the American Southwest, and western Mexico through the highlands of Central America to the northern Andes in Colombia.

 

Subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus flavigula is found in the Colombian Andes.

 

neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p...

 

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Taken on February 13, 2020