White-spotted woodpecker

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White-spotted woodpecker
Veniliornis spilogaster male.jpg
A male white-spotted woodpecker at Rocha, Uruguay
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Veniliornis
Species: V. spilogaster
Binomial name
Veniliornis spilogaster
(Wagler, 1827)

The white-spotted woodpecker (Veniliornis spilogaster) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in Brazil, Uruguay, eastern Paraguay and northeastern Argentina.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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