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Green-barred Woodpecker

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;[[: Category:Colaptes|Colaptes]] melanochloros ;[[: Category:Colaptes|Colaptes]] melanochloros
-[[Image:Green-barred_Woodpecker.jpg|thumb|550px|right|'''Male'''. Photo by Pantanal1<br />Photo taken: The Pantanal, Mato Grosso, [[Brazil]]]]+[[Image:Green-barredWoodpecker.jpg|thumb|550px|right|A male of the nominate group in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil.<br />Photo by arthurgrosset]]
-[[Image:d09_0065.jpg|thumb|500px|right|'''Female'''. Photo by {{user|nomdeploom|nomdeploom}} <br/>Location: near Zarate, [[Argentina]].]]+[[Image:Golden-breasted Woodpecker.jpg|thumb|550px|right|A female of the ''melanolaimus'' group in Buenos Aires, Argentina.<br />Photo by luisrock62]]
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==Identification== ==Identification==
==Taxonomy and Distribution== ==Taxonomy and Distribution==
-This species has 5 subspecies which together occupy parts of [[Brazil]], [[Bolivia]], [[Paraguay]], [[Uruguay]], and [[Argentina]]. The southern ''melanolaimus'' group has sometimes been considered a separate species, the Golden-breasted Woodpecker (''Colaptes melanolaimus''). However, it is known to hybridize with the nominate group, and consequently no current major checklist recognize this split.+This species has 5 subspecies which together occupy parts of [[Brazil]], [[Bolivia]], [[Paraguay]], [[Uruguay]], and [[Argentina]]. These subspecies fall into two groups; the northern nominate group and the southern ''melanolaimus'' group. The latter has sometimes been considered a separate species, the Golden-breasted Woodpecker (''Colaptes melanolaimus''). However, the groups are known to hybridize and consequently no major checklist currently recognize the split into two species.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
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==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Colaptes+melanochloros}} {{GSearch|Colaptes+melanochloros}}
-{{GSearch|Colaptes+melanolaimus Looking for the Golden-breasted form:}} 
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Colaptes melanochloros
A male of the nominate group in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil.Photo by arthurgrosset
A male of the nominate group in Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil.
Photo by arthurgrosset
A female of the melanolaimus group in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Photo by luisrock62
A female of the melanolaimus group in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Photo by luisrock62

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Identification

Taxonomy and Distribution

This species has 5 subspecies which together occupy parts of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina. These subspecies fall into two groups; the northern nominate group and the southern melanolaimus group. The latter has sometimes been considered a separate species, the Golden-breasted Woodpecker (Colaptes melanolaimus). However, the groups are known to hybridize and consequently no major checklist currently recognize the split into two species.

Habitat

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