Small chickadeelike bird with a small bill, a crest, and a striking head pattern. Grayish overall with black stripes marking the crest, eye, and cheek.© Ian Davies | Macaulay LibraryArizona, October 21, 2017
Small bird that looks rather elongated due to its long tail and crest. Gray above and pale grayish below with "bridled" face pattern.© Scott Martin | Macaulay LibraryArizona, April 15, 2019
Small and feisty bird of oak woodlands. Some individuals have a buffy wash on the underparts.© Bryan Calk | Macaulay LibraryArizona, November 12, 2020
Nests in holes in trees excavated by other woodpeckers or created naturally. Also uses nest boxes.© Carey Bergman | Macaulay LibraryArizona, April 03, 2017
Found in oak woodlands in southern New Mexico, southern Arizona, and Mexico.© Nick Dorian | Macaulay LibraryArizona, December 28, 2016
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