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Arizona Woodpecker

Picoides arizonae ORDER: PICIFORMES FAMILY: PICIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A Mexican species of the pine-oak mountain woodlands, the Arizona Woodpecker barely makes its way into the United States and is found only in parts of Arizona and New Mexico.

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Appearance

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized woodpecker.
  • Brown and white.
  • Back solid brown.

Immature Description

Juveniles of both sexes have red on crown. Red feathering is less extensive than on adult male.

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Similar Species

  • Hairy and Ladder-backed woodpeckers are both black and white with white markings on the back.