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Acorn woodpecker, Melanerpes formicivorus, AV2940

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium sized bird with triangular beak, with body and tail straight and wings folded back against the body. Predominantly black with some brown and blue highlights. Abdomen is white and grey, chin is yellow, crown is red.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 55 x 50 x 225mm



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