Thursday, February 4, 2010

Carpintero Gigante Hembra

Originally posted 9/20/11 - backdated to organize posts by topic.

This photo of a female Magellanic Woodpecker by Leandro Herrainz shows off it's impressive, curly crest very well - a feature shared by two of this species' northern relatives, the Imperial and Ivory-billed Woodpeckers. It was captured along the Senda Costera in Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego in Argentina.

This new article may be of interest to you:

Photo is posted here with permission from L. Herrainz.


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