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Andean Flicker

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wpeEC1.jpg (25495 bytes) Alternate name
Colaptes rupicola Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Picidae                  Family   
Grassland, shrubland and montane forest between 2,000 - 5,000 m in: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador & Peru. Habitat-Altitude-Range
They usually nest in colonies Clutch  
Insects, larvae. Food   Diet
Gregarious, Habits
685 World Number

Least Concern


view photos March 1, 2007 Photo by namq © all rights reserved

Embedded sound Andean Flicker calls
(Colaptes rupicola)
Nick Athanas XC20665
03-05-2008, Peru

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Andean Flicker Calls (consecutive)
(Colaptes rupicola)
Israel Aragon XC18447
07-03-2008, Peru

 Andean Flicker Alarm call
(Colaptes rupicola puna)
David Geale XC30081
15-02-2009, Peru

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