Mesopicos goertae

Like other woodpeckers, this species has a straight pointed bill, a stiff tail to provide support against tree trunks, and zygodactyl or “yoked feet, with two toes pointing forward, and two backward. The long tongue can be darted forward to capture insects.

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The Mesopicos goertae is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Mesopicos goertae

Order : Piciformes
Family : Picidae
Genus : Mesopicos
Species : goertae
Authority : (Statius M?ller, 1776)