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  • English
    • Black-backed Woodpecker
    • Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker
    • Arctic Three-toed Woodpecker
  • Scientific Names
    • Picoides arcticus
  • French
    • pic à dos noir
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • BBWO

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Recent observations

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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jwalewski

Date

January 17, 2017 10:52 AM CST

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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bmpiepenburg

Date

January 17, 2017 09:51 AM CST

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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charley

Date

June 6, 2008 09:21 AM CDT

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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robbuckbirder

Date

May 30, 2016 12:58 PM EDT

Description

Nest. This is a pair copulating. Location undisclosed because of nesting.

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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robbuckbirder

Date

May 29, 2016 12:59 PM EDT

Description

Male was also present. They switched nest duty.

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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lorri-gong

Date

January 25, 2010 04:45 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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jeffyeo

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

thinned PIPO forest/
2 males & 2 females; feeding; Christmas Bird Count

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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jeffyeo

Date

November 6, 2016

Description

thinned PIPO forest/
male, feeding

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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gbudyk

Date

May 9, 2016 12:16 PM CDT

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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kevinemetcalf

Date

the past

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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tonyblake

Date

December 3, 2016 02:31 PM MST

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Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus

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natureali

Date

June 19, 2010 01:51 PM PDT
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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 (9.1 in) 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.
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