YellowFrontedWoodpecker

March 30, 2017 – Yellow-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes flavifrons)

These woodpeckers are found in southeast South America in parts of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Their diet is made up of fruits, berries, and seeds, along with insects and their larvae. They are generally seen in small groups foraging in trees. Cooperative breeders, up to two females and four males may care for a single nest. The nests are built in tree cavities, where females lay two eggs per clutch.

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