Chestnut-colored Woodpecker Celeus castaneus
Chestnut-colored Woodpecker, Pico Bonito, Honduras, March 2015 - click for larger image Pico Bonito, Honduras
March 2015

The Chestnut-colored Woodpecker is distributed from eastern Mexico to western Panama. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in dense forest and forest edges and secondary growth normally at below 500 metres.

Like most of its congeners the male has a red band from the base of the bill to the lower cheeks.

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