Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) in New York

Here are a couple of pictures of a pair of Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) nesting in a dead pine in a spruce bog in the eastern Adirondacks.


Figure 1. The male, having just arrived back at the nest. Photo by Angus Wilson©, 6th June 1999.


Figure 2. Female about to emerge from its nesting hole with a pellet. Photo by Angus Wilson©, 6th June 1999.


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