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    American Three-toed Woodpecker

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    American Three-toed Woodpecker

    Picoides dorsalis
    • ORDER: Piciformes
    • FAMILY: Picidae
    Basic Description

    Found in boreal forests and montane coniferous forests across North America. Because of its choice of habitat, it is infrequently seen by most people.

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    image of range map for American Three-toed WoodpeckerRange map provided by Birds of North AmericaExplore Maps
    Other Names
    • Pico tridáctilo americano (Spanish)
    • Pic à dos rayé (French)
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