|Pale-billed Woodpecker Campephilus guatemalensis
The Pale-billed Woodpecker is distributed in Central America from Mexico to Panama. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. Basically a forest bird it is often found feeding in clearings as was the case with this male. The male has an entirely red head and throat while the female has a red head with black forehead, crown and throat.
It feeds mainly on the larvae of wood-boring beetles.
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