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Common Name:Woodpecker, Acorn
Scientific Name:Melanerpes formicivorus
Area:Buckhorn Recreation Area - Black Butte Lake, California
Date:December 3, 2011

Acorn Woodpeckers store acorns in cracks or round holes they make in trees or poles. Look for these guys in oak, or mixed oak and pine forest. Can be seen from the Columbia River south in the Western US.

Lake Mendocino, California - - - October 24, 2011

Reference:Western Birds by Peterson / Western Birds by Farrand