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Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

The Chestnut-coloured Woodpecker (Celeus castaneus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Habitat

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Description

Appears very dark, with many V-shaped black marks on rich chestnut above and below; crested head creamy brown; bill greenish ivory. Male broad moustache mark, part of ear patch and (sometimes) lores red.





                                     



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