Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Chilean Flicker (Colaptes pitius) - HBW 7, p. 514

French: Pic du Chili German: Bänderspecht Spanish: Carpintero Pitío

Taxonomy: Picus Pitius Molina, 1782, Chile.
Birds in S Argentina named as race cachinnans on basis of proportionately shorter tail, but differences are insignificant. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & S Chile (Coquimbo S to C Magellanes) and adjacent SW Argentina (Neuquén S to W Santa Cruz).