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Sítio Espinheiro Negro
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Piciformes > Picidae

White Woodpecker

Melanerpes candidus

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Strikingly-plumaged medium-sized woodpecker, mostly white with dark wings and back contrasting with yellow goggles with a dark eye stripe. Males have a yellowish nape. Often seen in small groups foraging in open areas, savannas, and dry forests. Makes a series of ternlike “krreee, krreeee” calls.

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