Posted the male the other day. This is the female.
Near Lake Lagunitas
On Giant Sequoia in Mariposa Grove
Poor pictures, but I think these are good enough for the ID.
One by Eddy Lake beach area.
Melanerpes aurifrons hembra/female
A female woodpecker come to my backyard when it began to rain / Comenzó a llover un poco y durante eso llegó una carpinterita a mi jardín.
Around 1 dozen bird, most of them fly catching.
Nine families of largely arboreal birds make up the order Piciformes, the best-known of them being the Picidae, which includes the woodpeckers and close relatives. The Piciformes contain about 67 living genera with a little over 400 species, of which the Picidae (woodpeckers and relatives) make up about half.