Biodiversity - Lineated Woodpecker

  • Name: Lineated Woodpecker

  • Scientific name: Dryocopus lineatus

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Picidae

Status:  Common

Size:  33 cm

Weight:  197 grams

Elevation:  up to 1,400 meters above sea level.

 

Feeds from thick trunks and branches, lifting the bark and making deep holes in search of beetles and larvas.

Searches for ants in Cecropia trees.  Compliments it's diet with some fruits.

Found in pairs, though it sleeps alone.

 



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  • Scientific name: Smilisca phaeota

  • Family: Hylidae

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