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Arizona Woodpecker Close-up
Lisa W

Arizona Woodpecker Close-up (Picoides arizonae)

This woodpecker is only found in Arizona and a small corner of New Mexico within the United States, it is also in Mexico. It used to be named the Strickland's Woodpecker.
Inhabits coniferous forests between 4,000 and 7,000 feet.
Ash Canyon B&B, Hereford, Arizona
Date taken
April 2007
Scientific name
Picoides arizonae
Equipment used
Canon 20D, 100-400 IS Lens
Marvellous capture, Liza! This bird is a beauty! Some of our Woodpeckers have the same red neck-patch, but not that beautiful pattern. :t::t::t:
Excellent shot Lisa! Wonderful colours and detail. Beautiful bird ... thanks for sharing.

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