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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Woodpecker, Black-backed
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Woodpecker, Black-backed (Local Rarety)
-Picoides arcticus (Swainson)


Above, bluish black (including whole back) except yellow crown patch, white spots on flight feathers, and mainly white outer tail feathers; sides of head with narrow white line (sometimes absent) running back from eye and a broad white stripe below eye; under parts most white, the sides and flanks heavily barred black and white.

 


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