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    • Golden-fronted Woodpecker
    • woodpecker
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    • Melanerpes aurifrons
    • Centurus aurifrons
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    • Carpintero cheje
    • Carpintero de frente dorada
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Recent observations

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

charro

Date

April 29, 2014

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

arturo3

Date

November 12, 2012

Place

xalapa (Google, OSM)

Description

Macho

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

arturo3

Date

November 12, 2012

Place

xalapa (Google, OSM)

Description

Hembra

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What

golden-fronted woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

rasaziz

Date

May 31, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

sudhakarans

Date

June 13, 2014 06:56 AM EDT

Description

It was pecking at a tree

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

crusty

Date

June 19, 2014

Description

This individual was near the big BX.....my map circle is not accurate for this observation.

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

biolgio

Date

May 11, 2014 12:15 PM CDT

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

June 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

museodelasaves

Date

June 10, 2014

Description

2 individuos cantando en el jardín del Museo.

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

arnulfomoreno

Date

March 18, 2014

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What

Carpintero cheje Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

hiperboreo

Date

May 16, 2014

Place

Papantla (Google, OSM)

Description

Estaba alimentándose de mangos

Photos / Sounds

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What

Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

mvecenie

Date

June 7, 2014 11:37 AM EDT
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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.