Blond-crested Woodpecker

Information about the Bird Blond-crested Woodpecker

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and heavily degraded former forest.The blond-crested woodpecker (Celeus flavescens) is a species of bird in the Picidae family, the woodpeckers, piculets and wrynecks. It is found in Brazil, southeastern Paraguay, and extreme northeastern Argentina. A small disjunct population occurs at the Amazon River mouth and upstream, including the southern part of Ilha de Marajo.

In eastern and southeastern South America, the blond-crested woodpecker ranges in eastern and central portions of the cerrado; it is also in most of the caatinga. A small range of the bird, (disjunct), occurs at the mouth of the Amazon River and upstream for 800km in the Amazon Basin; the range also covers the southern parts of Maraj Island.

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