Hoffmann's Woodpecker Melanerpes hoffmannii

  • Order: Piciformes
  • Family: Picidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Luis Sandoval
Sections

References

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Sandoval, L. 2008. Implications of nest-site size selection on the nest building strategy in woodpeckers (Picidae: Aves). Métodos en ecología y sistemática 3(2): 1-5.

Sandoval, L. and G. Barrantes. 2006. Selección de árboles muertos por Melanerpes hoffmannii (Picidae: Aves) para la construcción de nidos. Ornitología Neotropical 17: 295-300.

Sandoval, L., and E. Vargas. 2007. Melanerpes hoffmannii (Aves: Picidae) en el Caribe central de Costa Rica. Brenesia 68: 87-88.

Sandoval, L., E. Biamonte and A. Solano-Ugalde. 2008. Previously unknown food items in the diet of six neotropical bird species. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 120: 214-217.

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Winkler, H., and D. A. Christie. 2002. Family Picidae (woodpeckers. Pp. 296-558 in Handbook of the birds of the world, Vol. 7. Jacamars to woodpeckers. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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Recommended Citation

Sandoval, L. (2013). Hoffmann's Woodpecker (Melanerpes hoffmannii), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.hofwoo1.01