West Indian Woodpecker

West Indian Woodpecker
Species: West Indian Woodpecker   Melanerpes superciliaris
Subspecies: superciliaris
Author: DianneKB
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Added to IBC: 8 Jan 2017 - 19:03
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Altitude (m): 
9 meters


Played hide and seek with this little guy to finally catch him and get this pic.

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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


DianneKB, IBC1322503. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1322503.

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DianneKB, IBC1322503. Photo of West Indian Woodpecker Melanerpes superciliaris at Breezes Jibacoa, Cuba. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1322503.

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