Living Bird Magazine
Nests in holes in saguaro cacti and desert trees.© Richard Fray | Macaulay LibraryArizona, April 21, 2017
- Medium- to large-sized woodpecker.
- Back barred black-and-white.
- Brown face and neck.
- Male with red cap.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile is similar to adult, but duller and with restricted red on head of male.
Relative Sizebetween robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.7-9.4 in (22-24 cm)
- Weight: 1.8-2.8 oz (51-79 g)
- Wingspan: 15.8-16.5 in (40-42 cm)
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