Data for:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
List:
Piciformes > Picidae

Yellow-fronted Woodpecker

Melanerpes flavifrons

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Multicolored, gregarious medium-sized woodpecker. Note black wings, tail, and mask, yellow forehead and eyering, white rump, and red belly bordered with dark bars. Males have a red crown and neck, which is black in females. Found in moist forests, second growth and sometimes plantations. The call is a loud “kiki-kiki-kirikiki.”

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