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    • Carpintero cheje
    • Carpintero chejé
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    • Golden-fronted Woodpecker
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    • Melanerpes aurifrons
    • Centurus aurifrons
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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917.
San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

luisguillermo986

Date

February 7, 2016

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

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juanbou

Date

February 1, 2016

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

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abeljossafat

Date

January 24, 2016

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

mcm

Date

January 31, 2016 08:35 AM CST

Place

ranch (Google, OSM)

Description

habitat: Edwards Plateau location: Edwards county 10 miles North of Rocksprings soil: EcF- Eckrant Rock complex, PeB Prade-Eckrant complex and TeA Tarrant-Eckrant complex Limestone with cobbly silty clay soil layer. elevation ~2300' oak spp.,Texas Persimmon and yaupon thickets. Open areas primarily Prickly Pear, Agarita and Optunia leptocaulis. Grazed by cattle, whitetailed deer and Axis deer. Dug pond and water troughs with year around water.

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

mcm

Date

January 31, 2016 08:35 AM CST

Place

ranch (Google, OSM)

Description

habitat: Edwards Plateau location: Edwards county 10 miles North of Rocksprings soil: EcF- Eckrant Rock complex, PeB Prade-Eckrant complex and TeA Tarrant-Eckrant complex Limestone with cobbly silty clay soil layer. elevation ~2300' oak spp.,Texas Persimmon and yaupon thickets. Open areas primarily Prickly Pear, Agarita and Optunia leptocaulis. Grazed by cattle, whitetailed deer and Axis deer. Dug pond and water troughs with year around water.

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

salvatoredv

Date

February 1, 2016

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

langlands

Date

February 1, 2016 02:09 PM HST

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Square

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Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

andriy

Date

January 10, 2016

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Square

What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Date

January 31, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917.
San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcleos.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Date

January 29, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917.
San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

rammahr

Date

January 30, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons) is a North American woodpecker. Its preferred habitat is mesquite and riparian woodlands. It is distributed from Texas and Oklahoma in the United States through Mexico to Honduras and northern Nicaragua. Cooke listed this species as an abundant resident of the lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, in 1884.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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