Brazilian name: Picapauzinho-anão
de Baturité, Ceará, Brazil
Little Woodpecker is distributed in the Amazon and Orinoco Basins and southwards as far as northern Argentina though it is missing from south Brazil and along part of the eastern coast of Brazil.
|It is found in a wide variety
of wooded and forested habitats including secondary growth and
The male has a red cap with black spotting on the forehead. Upperparts are olive with faint barring while underparts are barred whitish and dark grey. The female, shown here, lacks the red cap.
There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase.
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