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White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
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White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker female

General Description: White-headed Woodpeckers (Picoides albolarvatus) are medium-sized black woodpeckers with a white head and white patches in the wings. Males have a bit of red on the back of the head.

Taxonomy: Piciformes, Picidae, Picinae.

Where to Find: Don't look for White-headed Woodpeckers around Las Vegas; rather, look for them primarily in the coniferous forests of Sierra and Cascade mountains from southern British Columbia to southern California.

White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker male at nest hole
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker male at nest hole
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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