Golden-fronted Woodpecker

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Melanerpes aurifrons
  • ORDER: Piciformes
  • FAMILY: Picidae
Basic Description

A stripe-backed woodpecker of Mexico and Central America, the Golden-fronted Woodpecker reaches the United States only in the brushlands and open woodlands of Texas and Oklahoma.

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Other Names
  • Carpintero Frentidorado (Spanish)
  • Pic à front doré (French)
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