Pik calls of a pair with drumming at 0:50 sec.
Hermit Thrush, Red-breasted Nuthatch, and others in background.
Pair working trees burned summer 2015. 2-3 drumming series, otherwise foraging.
Black-backed Woodpecker male in Black Spruce-Tamarack bog along McDavitt Road in the Sax-Zim Bog (photo by Sparky Stensaas/www.thephotonaturalist.com)
Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus), female, FR 2S134, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, California - 16 March 2015.
The Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) also known as the Arctic three-toed woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker (23 cm (9.1 in) long) inhabiting the forests of North America.