Choco Woodpecker Dryobates chocoensis

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This poorly known species is considered “near threatened” in its restricted range due to deforestation and subsequent habitat loss. It is seldom seen and the population is thought to be declining (BirdLife International). Choco Woodpeckers inhabit humid and wet forests where pairs sometimes join mixed-species flocks. Other life history details are currently lacking.

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

Recommended Citation

Choco Woodpecker (Dryobates chocoensis), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: