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Enjoy this remarkable illustration by George F. Sandström of three species of woodpeckers within the Campephilus genus which appears on Plate 81 of Woodpeckers of the Worldby Lester L. Short, published by the Delaware Museum of Natural History (1982). The two birds at the upper portion of the illustration are a male Crimson-crested Woodpecker (on the left) and a female Crimson-crested Woodpecker (n the right). The male of this species looks very similar to the two species depicted at the bottom of the illustration - a male Pale-billed Woodpecker (on the left) and a male Guayaquil Woodpecker.
You can find detailed profiles of two of the three species at Cornell University's Neotropical Birds Online site at these links:
Woodpeckers are a spectacular and unique family of birds. Especially intriguing is the resplendent Campephilus genus, found only in the Americas. Having observed a few species in the wild, I felt compelled to create the only online resource dedicated to these beautiful birds. I hope you find this site informative and enjoyable!