Biodiversity - Red - crowned Woodpecker .

  • Name: Red - crowned Woodpecker .

  • Scientific name: Melanerpes rubricapillus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Picidae

Status:  Common

Size:  17 cm

Weight:  55 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,500 meters above sea level.

 

Frequents the margins and the most open areas of the forest, groves, swamps, partially clear areas and secondary growth; in the wooded areas  it is found in the high levels, and comes lower in cleard areas.

Pecks at decomposing wood in search of ants, wasps and larvas; also eats insects and spiders from the trunks, branches and foliage;  consumes many fruits, including bananas in feeders;  visits the flowers of balsa to feed on nectar.

They live in couples all year, but they sleep alone in the hollows of  trees.





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