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Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Melanerpes aurifrons ORDER: PICIFORMES FAMILY: PICIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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.

Calls

Call a loud, raspy "churr." Also short "check" notes and drums.

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