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A First for the Atlantic Forest: Radio-Tracking the Helmeted Woodpecker

By on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 - 5 Comments

Researcher Martjan Lammertink has spent the past two and a half years in Argentina studying the rare Helmeted Woodpecker (Dryocopus galeatus), which lives in the heavily deforested Atlantic Forest of southeastern South America. A handsome bird with a spectacular bushy … Continue reading

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See the Only Known Images of the Lost Imperial Woodpecker [Video]

By on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 - 8 Comments

It’s not every day you get a chance to look back in time at a bird that probably no longer exists. But Cornell Lab of Ornithology scientists were able to do that with the spectacular Imperial Woodpecker of Mexico, when … Continue reading

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From Brazil: Round Table on Endangered Atlantic Forest Birds

By on Thursday, August 26th, 2010 - 11 Comments

Several of our staff are spending the week in Brazil, at the 25th International Ornithological Congress. Kind of like a larger, more global AOU meeting, these conferences began in 1884 and are held every four years. Here’s an update from … Continue reading

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