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Olivaceous Piculet
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Male Picumnus olivaceus olivaceus
Information
Range Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Picidae
Genus Picumnus
Species Picumnus olivaceus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Olivaceous piculet (Picumnus olivaceus), is a species of piculet in the Picidae family.

Description

Brownish, crown and nape spotted white on blackish, tail short, not sharp-tipped, black with a prominent yellow center stripe, male red-streaked forehead, female white-spotted forehead

Distribution and Habitat

Found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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