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
Dispersed trees, parks and open forest
Insectivore (they search for their food by making small holes in trees with their beak)
They nest in cavities of trees that they excavate; they lay 3 to 5 eggs.
They have sexual dimorphism, the male has a red patch on the nape of the neck, and this is black in the female.