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Woodpecker, Texan bird pictures


Woodpecker, Texan bird picturesTEXAN WOODPECKER
396. Dryobates scalaris bairdi. 7.25 inches

On account of its numerous cross-bars, this species is often known as the Ladder-backed Woodpecker.

They are quite similar to the Nuttall Woodpecker that is found on the Pacific Coast, but differ in having the underparts brownish­white instead of white, and the outer tail feathers heavily barred.

They are found from Texas to southeastern California and north to Colorado.