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    • Picoides arcticus
  • English
    • Black-backed Woodpecker
  • French
    • pic à dos noir
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BBWO

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

greg_ross

Date

July 19, 2015

Description

Medium-sized woodpecker with an entirely black back.
Sides barred black-and-white, throat, chest, and belly white.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

purslane

Date

July 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

paloma

Date

July 14, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

scottking

Date

July 3, 2015 09:17 AM CDT

Description

Black-backed Woodpecker
Norris Camp
Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

brianw

Date

July 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

terathopius

Date

May 20, 2015 09:21 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

zaccota

Date

June 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

rdmhauck

Date

April 8, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A black-backed woodpecker hammers on a tree in Brown-Lowery Provincial park

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

powerofone

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

A male and female (pair?) foraging in tamarack bog.

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

maractwin

Date

January 22, 2015 12:28 PM EST

Description

Mega-rarity in Massachusetts. This cooperative bird has been here for 2 weeks now, affording many people life views (including me).

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

kaitlin

Date

July 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

Observer

nicetim

Date

July 11, 2014

Description

Male and Female alternating feeding of nestling about 5 minutes apart.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) also known as the Arctic Three-toed Woodpecker is a medium-sized woodpecker (23 cm long) inhabiting the forests of North America.

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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.