Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Picidae (Woodpeckers)  
Genus: Dryocopus (1 species, 6 worldwide)


Lineated Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus lineatus) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Lineated Woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker (Dryocopus lineatus lineatus) Female
Barbosa, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

A large widespread species perhaps preferring drier habitat than the similar-sized [Crimson-crested Woodpecker] (my observation).
Female looking from nest hole.


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