Gray-crowned Woodpecker Colaptes auricularis

  • Order: Piciformes
  • Family: Picidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Cara Thompson and C. J. Beardmore

Diet and Foraging


Little information; presumably is primarily insectivorous (Hutto 1980). Reported items in the diet include termites, other invertebrates, and berries (Winker and Christie 2002, Gorman 2014).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Thompson, C. and C. J. Beardmore (2014). Gray-crowned Woodpecker (Colaptes auricularis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.