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Heliconias Lodge, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/320, f/5.6, ISO 3200 
Image size 429 x 600 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Zimtflügelspecht Dutch  Roestvleugelspecht
Italian  Picchio alirossicce Spanish  Carpintero Alirrufo


This woodpecker is uncommon and it is endemic from eastern Honduras to western Panama. The red crown identifies the male. The rufous color is rarely visible in folded wing.

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Rufous-winged Woodpecker mâle
Piculus simplex
Pic à ailes rousses

Jean-Michel PAULUS