Chestnut-colored woodpecker

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Chestnut-colored woodpecker
Chestnut-coloured Woodpecker.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Celeus
Species:
C. castaneus
Binomial name
Celeus castaneus
(Wagler, 1829)

The chestnut-colored woodpecker (Celeus castaneus) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description[edit]

Appears very dark, with many V-shaped black marks on rich chestnut above and below; crested head creamy brown; bill greenish ivory. Male broad moustache mark, part of ear patch and (sometimes) lores red.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Celeus castaneus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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