Chilao Visitor Center, Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles Co., CA
Hiking on the Pineknob Trail outside of Big Bear California. I heard it before I saw it. I stopped and watched him peck on this snag. For approximately 15 minutes it shared the tree with a Gilded Flicker. Often they were very close.
Scodie Park, Onyx, Kern County, California
29 December 2006
Little Creek Ranger Station, San Bernardino National Forest
San Bernardino County, California
23 March 2013
McGill Campground, Mt. Pinos, Kern County, California
Off Hwy 395
Mono County, California
18 June 2011
The White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus) is a non-migratory woodpecker that resides in pine forests of the mountains of western North America. It has a black body (approximately 20 cm (7.9 in) long) and white head. It has white primary feathers that form a crescent in flight. Males have a red spot at the nape of the neck.