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Golden-fronted Woodpecker

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Golden-fronted WoodpeckerMelanerpes 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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