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Common Name:Woodpecker, Black-backed
Scientific Name:Picoides arcticus
Area:Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon
Date:June 14, 2012

Male Black-backed Woodpeckers have a yellow crown as shown in the upper photo. The female with-out the crown is shown in the lower photo. Black-backed along with the American Three-toed are unusual woodpeckers in that they have only three toes compared to the normal four.

Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon - - - June 14, 2012

Reference:Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman / Western Birds by Farrand