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Noun1.Melanerpes - a genus of PicidaeMelanerpes - a genus of Picidae      
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Picidae, Picidae - woodpeckers
Melanerpes erythrocephalus, redheaded woodpecker, redhead - black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck
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The result of this study illustrate the continuing need for inventory efforts focused on Mexican birds and I considered this area is very important for bird conservation, because yet exits a great richness and abundance of endemic bird species to the region: Ortalis poliocephala, Philortyx fasciatus, Cynanthus sordidus, Amazilia violiceps, Calothorax lucifer, Melanerpes chrysogenys, M.
Cavity-nesting birds included red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erthrocephalus), downy woodpecker (Picoides pubescens), northern flicker (Colaptes auratus), black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus) and house wren (Troglodytes aedon).
Few published records exist on the age of first breeding attempts for members of the woodpecker genus Melanerpes. This information is lacking for the Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons).
The Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons, the Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostrae, the Bewick's Wren Tryomanes bewickii, the Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus, the Empidonax flycather, the Nasvhville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla, the Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps and the Rufous Hummingbird Selasphoros rufus were commonest in Ipomoea/small-leaved forests (Table 3), while the Ladder-backed Woodpecker Picoides scalaris, the Canyon Towhee Pipilo fuscus, the Greenish Elaenia Myiopagis viridicata also common in small-leaved tree forest) were equally or more abundant in mixed woodlands (Table 3).
In the South Pacific area of Costa Rica it is possible to find two species of woodpeckers: Melanerpes rubricapillus (Cabanis, 1862) and M.
Northern flicker (Colaptes auratus) and red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) were the only two species not observed in unburned forest; both species were predominantly found at low severity and high severity burned sites.
Red-headed woodpeckers (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) move from open habitats into bottomland hardwood forests during the winter.
pici incluye a aves de los generos Ayndesmus, Colaptes, Dendrocopus, Dryocopus, Megalaima, Melanerpes, Picoides, Picus, Sphyrapicus y Zoothera (Thompson 1950, Castro y Cicchino 1978, Rekasi 1993, Palma y Jensen 2005, Gonzalez-Acuna et al.
We speculate that an increase in availability of dead ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) due to damage by the emerald ash borer (Agrilusplanipennis), as well as a potential increase in natural cavities due to an increasing Red- bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus) population might explain our findings.
The woodpecker species found in MHNP are scaly-bellied woodpecker (Picus squamatus), lesser golden-backed woodpecker (Dinopium benghalense; Linnaeus); Sind pied woodpecker (Dendrocopos assimilis), Himalayan woodpecker (Dendrocopos himalayensis), Rufous- bellied pied woodpecker (Dendrocopos hyperythrus hyperythrus), yellow fronted woodpecker (Melanerpes flavifrons), brown-fronted woodpecker (Leiopicus auriceps), fulvous-breasted woodpecker (Dendrocopos macei) and grey-capped pygmy woodpecker (Dendrocopus canicapillus).