striped woodpecker facts
Name: Carpintero, Carpintero bataraz grande / Striped Woodpecker
Scientific Name: Picoides lignarius
Size: 15- 20 cm (6,5 -8,7 in)
From Coquimbo to Magallanes
They nest in cavities of trees that they excavate; they lay 3 to 5 eggs.
Dispersed trees, parks and open forest
Insectivore (they search for their food by making small holes in trees with their beak)
They have sexual dimorphism, the male has a red patch on the nape of the neck, and this is black in the female.