genus Melanerpes

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Noun1.genus Melanerpes - a genus of Picidaegenus Melanerpes - 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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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).