Classification
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  • Russian
    • Белоголовый дятел
  • Scientific Names
    • Picoides albolarvatus
    • Dendrocopos albolarvatus
  • English
    • White-headed Woodpecker
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • WHWO
  • French
    • Pic à tête blanche

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Recent observations

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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nathan20

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December 25, 2014 08:03 PM EST

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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john8

Date

November 20, 2016 01:41 PM PST

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Chilao Visitor Center, Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles Co., CA

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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garyflanders

Date

November 8, 2016

Description

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.

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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natureali

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December 29, 2006 01:38 PM PST

Description

Scodie Park, Onyx, Kern County, California
29 December 2006

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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natureali

Date

March 23, 2013 08:27 AM PDT

Description

Little Creek Ranger Station, San Bernardino National Forest
San Bernardino County, California
23 March 2013

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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natureali

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April 20, 2012 05:02 PM PDT

Description

McGill Campground, Mt. Pinos, Kern County, California

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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natureali

Date

June 18, 2011 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Off Hwy 395
Mono County, California
18 June 2011

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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kimssight

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November 12, 2016 02:25 PM PST

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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nicetim

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October 22, 2016 02:17 PM PDT

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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claudiakomesu

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October 14, 2016 12:42 PM BRT

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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slsfirefight

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July 12, 2014 12:58 PM PDT

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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slsfirefight

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July 27, 2013 12:31 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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