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SPECIES INFO

The Grey-breasted Woodpecker (Melanerpes hypopolius) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is endemic to the interior of southwestern Mexico.

Habitat

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

Description

Like Gila Woodpecker (male has round red crown patch), but pale red on cheek; short black line over eye; much darker and grayer below and on head

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Melanerpes hypopolius. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007.

External links
  • Gray-breasted Woodpecker photo gallery VIREO


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