Arizona Woodpecker

Picoides arizonae

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

ARWO

Code 6

PICARI

ITIS

HEAD

Arizona Woodpecker Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Hazel, Brown, or Dark brown. May vary with age, Pyle suggests hatch year and early second year birds show brown or gray-brown iris, developing to reddish brown in older birds.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Red
  • Throat Color: White with dark brown speckles.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Arizona Woodpecker Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 20 cm (7.8 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with dark brown speckles.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown with white wing bars.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: Spotted or speckled

FLIGHT

Arizona Woodpecker Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Several rapid wing beats alternate with short glides with wings folded.
  • Wingspan Range: 36 cm (14.15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark brown with white barring.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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