American Three-toed Woodpecker
The Ameican Three-toed Woodpeckers occur naturally in the coniferous forests across western Canada, Alaska and the mid-western United States. Northern birds may move south and those breeding at high elevations may move to lower levels for the winter.
This medium-sized woodpecker measures about 21 cm (8.3 in) in length and has a wingspan of 38 cm (15 in).
Adults have a black cap on the head and black markings on the wings and rump. There is white from the throat to the abdomen. The flanks are white with black bars. The back is white with black bars. The tail is black with the white outer feathers barred with black.
The adult male can be identified by the yellow cap
Resembles the Black-backed Woodpecker.