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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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

josephbyrne42

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Hummer House, Christoval, Texas

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Carpintero cheje (Melanerpes aurifrons) Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

annikaml

Date

December 23, 2013 03:50 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

annikaml

Date

December 23, 2013 01:35 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

arturo3

Date

November 12, 2012

Place

xalapa (Google, OSM)

Description

Hembra

Photos / Sounds

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What

golden-fronted woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

rasaziz

Date

May 31, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

biolgio

Date

May 11, 2014 12:15 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

June 19, 2014
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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.