|Common Name:||Woodpecker, Gila|
|Scientific Name:||Melanerpes, uropygialis |
|Area:||Buckskin Mountain State Park, Arizona|
|Date:||December 22, 2009|
Shown here is a male on the left with his red cap and a female on the right. Gila Woodpeckers are about three inches smaller than Northern Flickers, or about the size of a Robin.
|Reference:||National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America / Western Birds by Farrand||