Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Colaptes (3 species, 13 worldwide)

Spot-breasted Woodpecker
Spot-breasted Woodpecker (Colaptes punctigula)
Parque del Este, Caracas, Venezuela
  Related to flickers and often seen on the ground.

Crimson-mantled Woodpecker
Crimson-mantled Woodpecker (Colaptes rivolii) Female
San Isidro Lodge, Ecuador  

Golden-olive Woodpecker
Golden-olive Woodpecker (Colaptes rubiginosus gularis) Male
La Romera, Itagui, Antioquia, Colombia  

A medium to large vocal woodpecker.

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