- Small black-and-white woodpecker.
- Black-and-white barred back, with unbarred black region at top of back.
Male DescriptionMale with forehead black, streaked with white on center of crown, red on rear crown and upper nape.
Female DescriptionFemale with forehead, crown, and nape black with some white streaking.
Immature DescriptionJuveniles of both sexes have red on crown. Red feathering is less extensive than on adult male.