Pair, been seen in tall oak NE of pond for several days
flyover seeing while driving. I was on Buck Center Drive. Iooked at first like a small crow, mostly black with pale band at neck
A surprise to see this favorite bird here.
The Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) is a large North American species of woodpecker which was named by ornithologist Alexander Wilson for Meriwether Lewis, one of the explorers who surveyed the areas bought by the United States of America during the Louisiana Purchase.