Black-cheeked Woodpecker (Melanerpes pucherani)

Black-cheeked Woodpecker (Melanerpes pucherani)

A common and opportunistic bird that gladly eats from human feeding stations during its daily rounds in its range. It sounds like this:


Flaggspett | Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)

Flaggspett | Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)

This youngster is fully capable of catching its own food by now, but conveniently sits on this dead branch hoping the parents will continue the feeding. Its…


Green-barred Woodpecker (Colaptes melanochloros)

Green-barred Woodpecker (Colaptes melanochloros)

This was a brief encounter with the species as I was about to leave SouthWild Pantanal and go to Chapada dos Guimarães - the rainmaker and the source of…


Pale-crested Woodpecker (Celeus lugubris)

Pale-crested Woodpecker (Celeus lugubris)

This was the only encounter of the species during my stay in Pantanal, and is a female seen a few hours upstrem from Porto Jofre.


Campo Flicker (Colaptes campestris)

Campo Flicker (Colaptes campestris)

The only species of woodpecker I encountered while at Pousada Xaraés. This was the second and last, and being the last few hours of my stay I think I should be…


Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)

Red-necked Woodpecker (Campephilus rubricollis)

There are many species of woodpecker in Madidi and on the grounds of Chalalan, but this one is by far one of the largest and most powerful. To make it's…


Grønnspett (Picus viridis)

Grønnspett (Picus viridis)

Siden jeg var liten har jeg alltid sett og hørt grønnspett her. De er støyende når de flyr og tar ingen hensyn når de velger redehull, eller sitteplass. Jeg…