continuing rarity that has been present for some time. Fairly shy bird so only got a few distant flight shots and one very distant shot of the bird perched.
San Diego County, California, US
Didn't have an accurate date other then the year it was taken
Lewis Woodpecker on telephone pole-poor lighting due to clouds-rain.
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.