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

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loarie

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August 22, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

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August 22, 2015 10:15 AM PDT

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paloma

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August 20, 2015 02:49 PM PDT

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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rjadams55

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June 25, 2014

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I really like the contrast as this young male White-headed woodpecker bathes amid a pile of cow bones.

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lonnyholmes

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July 30, 2015 08:31 AM PDT

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July 26, 2015 11:45 AM PDT

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paloma

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July 27, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

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dpom

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August 6, 2013 01:54 PM PDT

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maractwin

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July 23, 2015 10:46 AM EDT

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maractwin

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July 23, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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July 7, 2014

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Any ideas on the tree? Abies concolor?

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White-headed Woodpecker Picoides albolarvatus

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July 7, 2014
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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.