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Geocolaptes olivaceus (Ground woodpecker) Both sexes excavate the nest, which consists of a 0.5-1.0m long tunnel ending in a circa 15 cm wide egg chamber. It is usually dug into earthen banks, such as riverbanks and gullies, or in crumbling walls of abandoned buildings or termite mounds.

A male Green-barred Woodpecker (Colaptes melanochloros) photographed by Rodrigo Conte at the Parque Ecológico de Águas Claras, Brasilia, Brazil on 14th June 2015

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