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Woodpecker, Arctic Tree-toed bird pictures


Woodpecker, Arctic Tree-toed bird picturesARCTIC THREE-TOED WOODPECKER
400. Picoides arcticus. 9.5 inches

Back glossy black, without any white.

Only three toes, two in front and one behind.

This is the most common of the two species found within the United States.

They breed from the northern edge of the Union north to the limit of trees.