Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)

@inproceedings{Frei2000RedheadedW,
  title={Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)},
  author={Barbara Frei and Kimberly G. Smith and James H. Withgott and Paul G. Rodewald and Peter Pyle and Michael A. Patten},
  year={2000}
}
The red-headed woodpecker is a robin-sized bird, readily distinguished by its vibrant black, white, and red plumage. Brilliant red cloaks the head, neck, and throat and is separated from the white breast by a thin black border. The belly, undertail coverts, and rump are white, contrasting with the black tail, back, and upperwing coverts. White inner secondaries and tertials adjacent to black outer secondaries and primaries (flight feathers) form a white patch on the inner wing that is… CONTINUE READING

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