Lafresnaye's Piculet
Picumnus lafresnayi

Lafresnaye's Piculet, Quebrada Upaquihua, San Martin, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image Quebrada Upaquihua, San Martin, Peru
October 2018

Lafresnaye's Piculet is distributed in south-east Colombia, eastern Ecuador and northern Peru with a disjunct population along the Amazon in north-central Brazil. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in the canopy of lowland forest and in foothills up to 1,400 metres.

Lafresnaye's Piculet, Quebrada Upaquihua, San Martin, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image They are yellowish-green above and barred below with no streaks.

Baron de Lafresnaye was a French ornithologist and collecter (1783-1861)

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