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Birds of Cuba, Vagrant Visitors, Introduced Birds and Possibilities

Woodpeckers, Flickers & Sapsuckers



Lives, Habitats & Pictures of the Woodpeckers

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There are at least 2 types of woodpeckers seen in Cuba, which does not include the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, or the Yellow-shafted Flicker nor the Fernandina's Flicker, which is a native flicker to Cuba..

The Cuban Green Woodpecker is a native bird to Cuba, along with the West Indian Woodpecker are the only two woodpeckers to be seen in Cuba. These two very attractive woodpeckers are common, and easy to locate.

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker, which claims have been made as late as the 1980's, by birders, was once a woodpecker listed on the Cuba bird list.

Classic Collection of North American Birds