The white woodpecker (Melanerpes candidus) is a species of woodpecker (Family Picidae) found in South America. This woodpecker is a native of the grasslands of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.
Besides being a bright white bird with deep black wings, the white woodpecker has a distinctive, small bright yellow eye patch.
No subspecies are known (monotypic).
- White woodpecker videos on the Internet Bird Collection
- Photographs on TrekNature.com - Photo 1 & Photo 2
- Photo-High Res; Article geometer–"Brazil Photos"
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