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White woodpecker

White woodpecker
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Copyright: Paulo Lahr (pflahr) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 33] (510)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon Powershot SX 30 IS
Exposure: f/5.8, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-04-10 7:43
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Classificação Científica
Reino: Animalia
Filo: Chordata
Classe: Aves
Ordem: Piciformes
Família: Picidae
Leach, 1820
Espécie: M. candidus
Nome Científico
Melanerpes candidus
(Otto, 1796)
Nome em Inglês
White Woodpecker


O pica-pau-branco é uma ave piciforme da família picidae. Também é conhecido como birro ou cri-cri, sendo estes nomes referentes ao seu canto.


Mede 28,5 cm. Cabeça, pescoço, partes inferiores e dorso inferior brancos; barriga amarela; macho com a nuca amarela; costas, asas e cauda negras; linha negra que desce dos olhos até as costas; região perioftálmica nua e amarelo-alaranjada.


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Leach, 1820
Species: M. candidus
Scientific Name
Melanerpes candidus
(Otto, 1796)
Name in English
White Woodpecker

White Woodpecker

The woodpecker is a white bird Piciformes Family Picidae. Also known as Birro or cri-cri, and these names referring to his corner.


It measures 28.5 cm. Head, neck, lower back and lower parts white, yellow belly, yellow male with neck, back, wings and tail black, black line that descends from the eyes to the back; region perioftálmica naked and yellow-orange.


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Hello Paulo,
I've taken a photo of this splendid woodpecker from a great distance when I was in Brasil. And now you come with such a close beauty! Excellent sharpness, details and very beautiful natural colours with a very nice white balance. Great pose and composition.

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