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Magellanic Woodpecker
Magellanic Woodpecker male
Male
Magellanic Woodpecker female
Female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Piciformes
Suborder: Pici
Family: Picidae
Subfamily: Picinae
Tribe: Campephilini
Genus: Campephilus
Species: C. magellanicus
Binomial name
Campephilus magellanicus
(King, 1828)
File:Magellanic Woodpecker distribution.png
Range of C. magellanicus

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Description

They are among the larger woodpecker species in the world. Males are identifiable by their crimson-red heads and crest. Females are mainly black in colour; however, there is some red present amongst their bill area.

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