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Chilean flicker

Colaptes pitius pitius (Molina)

Length: 32 – 34 cms.

Forehead, crown and nape dark grey brown. Auriculars, cheeks and throat with tawny tone. Back and wing coverts with dark brown plumage ribbed with white. White lower back. Black crissum with whitish transverse bars. Whitish breast with black transverse bars. Yellowish abdomen. Underwings and axila tawny yellow. Dark tail. Tail feathers with yellow spots. Yellow eyes.