A male moving in a tree trunk.

A male moving in a tree trunk.
Species: Yellow-throated Woodpecker   Piculus flavigula
Subspecies: erythropis
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Added to IBC: 26 Jan 2009 - 17:45
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Altitude (m): 
24 meters
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Comments

In this distinctive subspecies all the throat is red; its habitat requirements are also different and it may proof to be a separate species.

Citation

Josep del Hoyo, IBC1167166. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1167166.

Extended version
Josep del Hoyo, IBC1167166. Video of Yellow-throated Woodpecker Piculus flavigula at Engenho Cachoeira Linda, Brazil. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1167166.

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