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 Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons)




Golden-fronted Woodpecker | Melanerpes aurifrons photo
Golden-Fronted Woodpecker, Ramirez Ranch, Near Roma, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Golden-fronted Woodpecker | Melanerpes aurifrons photo
Golden-Fronted Woodpecker, Ramirez Ranch, Near Roma, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GOLDEN-FRONTED WOODPECKER FACTS

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


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