Range: Native to southern Arizona and New Mexico and the Sierra Madre Occidental of western Mexico.
Description: Plumage is brown on top, dark rump with white underparts speckled with brown spots, white wing bars, two white stripes across their face which join with another white bar on their neck.
Adult males can be identified by the red patch on the nape of their head which is lacking on females.
Call: sharp, squeaky keech, and a rattle vocalizations of descending, grating notes.
For more information about this species, please visit the Arizona Woodpecker Species Page