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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Woodpecker, Red-headed
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Woodpecker, Red-headed
-Melanerpes erythrocephalus (Linnaeus)


Sexes alike - Characterized by solid, unspotted masses of red, white and black. Whole head, neck and upper breast crimson red; back, scapulars and wing coverts black; rump, socondaries, upper tail coverts and under body (lower breast to under tail coverts) white.

 


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