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Black-backed Woodpecker

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Alternate name
Picoides arcticus Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Picidae                  Family   
23 cm Length
Boreal & temperate  forest below 3,100 m in Canada, St Pierre and Miquelon & USA Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 4 white eggs Clutch  
Mainly insects & their larvae. Food   Diet
654 World Number

Least Concern


                              Photo by Karl Egressy all rights reserved

Video by northflow all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Embedded sound Black-backed Woodpecker call
(Picoides arcticus)
Andrew Spencer XC22230
24-06-2008, United States

wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes) Black-backed Woodpecker Drumming and quiet calls
(Picoides arcticus)
Chris Parrish XC15179
30-06-2007, United States
Black-backed Woodpecker flight call
(Picoides arcticus)
Andrew Spencer XC22229
24-06-2008, United States
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