Biodiversity - Acorn Woodpecker

  • Name: Acorn Woodpecker

  • Scientific name: Melanerpes formicivorus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Picidae

Status:  Very Common

Size:  21 cm

Weight:  85 grams

Elevation:  up to 2,000 meters above sea level.

 

Lives in the mountainous forests and clear areas with dead trees.

Lives in groups of 3 - 5 individuals;  this species is very social and often share a common sleeping area.

This species is common in Oak Forests.

Tends to search for grains and berries in safe areas.

They are excellent at trapping insects in flight.

 





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In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Jorge

Coronado Es un pedaso del paraiso en nuestro pais, gracias a Omar y familia por la atencion, el tour por los jardines y el Queso Artesanal son espectaculares. Espero volver pronto....
 
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