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Green-barred Woodpecker

Colaptes melanochloros

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Medium-sized woodpecker found in lightly forested habitats and more open areas with scattered trees. Yellow-green above with black spotted bars on the wings, back, and tail and spotted below. Note the striking face pattern with a pale eyemask, black forehead, and red hind crown. Males have a red “moustache,” which is black on females.

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