Striped Woodpecker, Veniliornis lignarius, Torres del Paine NP, Patagonia, Chile

Striped Woodpecker, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions

Perching on a dead branch, a female Striped Woodpecker Veniliornis lignarius looks for insect larvae in Torres del Paine NP, Chilean Patagonia. The smallest of Patagonian woodpeckers, it is found around the edge of Nothofagus southern beech stands.

Striped Woodpecker, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions
Striped Woodpecker, Photo © Rodrigo Tapia, Far South Expeditions

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