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Bar-breasted Piculet Picumnus aurifrons

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  • Bar-breasted Piculet male
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Bar-breasted Piculets inhabit humid forests, including terra firme and várzea , and prefer edges, second growth, and clearings. These yellowish green piculets have horizontal barring on the chest and vertical streaking on the belly. Several different subspecies exist throughout their large range. Unfortunately, very little is known about their life history and basic ecology.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-breeding

Recommended Citation

Bar-breasted Piculet (Picumnus aurifrons), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/babpic1