White-headed Woodpecker Identification

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Adult Description

  • Medium-sized woodpecker.
  • Body black.
  • Head white.
  • White patch in wings.

Immature Description

Juvenile resembles adult, but has a patch of red in the white on top of the head. Black is duller. White patch in wing is more broken.
Relative Size

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  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 8.3-9.1 in (21-23 cm)
    • Weight: 1.9-2.3 oz (55-65 g)