Vicinity of Philbrook Reservoir at burn site, Butte Co., CA
Nesting in snag about 8 feet off ground
No idea what killed this poor guy.
Morning of YUBA PASS Butterfly Count. Got up early and worked on my birds...this is the male. ( Lots of Birders in camp up from Southern CA. looking for a recently sighted Veery
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.