Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Dot-fronted Woodpecker (Veniliornis frontalis) - HBW 7, p. 500

French: Pic étoilé German: Perlstirnspecht Spanish: Carpintero de las Yungas

Taxonomy: Cloronerpes [sic] (Campias) frontalis Cabanis, 1883, Tucumán, Argentina.
Forms a superspecies with V. passerinus; the two sometimes hybridize, and have occasionally been considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes from Bolivia (Cochabamba, W Santa Cruz) S to NW Argentina (S to Tucumán).