|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||