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 Golden-cheeked Woodpecker (Melanerpes chrysogenys)




Golden-cheeked Woodpecker | Melanerpes chrysogenys photo
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker

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GOLDEN-CHEEKED WOODPECKER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Picidae
Genus:Melanerpes
Species:chrysogenys
Common Name:Golden-cheeked Woodpecker


Relatives in same Genus
  Golden-fronted Woodpecker (M. aurifrons)
  Red-bellied Woodpecker (M. carolinus)
  Red-headed Woodpecker (M. erythrocephalus)
  Acorn Woodpecker (M. formicivorus)
  Lewis's Woodpecker (M. lewis)
  Black-cheeked Woodpecker (M. pucherani)
  Gila Woodpecker (M. uropygialis)