Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Black-backed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker Picoides arcticus
Described by: Swainson (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker, Arctic Three-toed Woodpecker, Arctic Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. Alaska across Canada to Newfoundland and s. in the n. and w. United States;
Fragmented populations in the n. United States;
E. and c. Alaska, Canada from s. Yukon, wc. and s. Mackenzie, n. and c. Saskatchewan to c. Labrador and Newfoundland s. to se. British Columbia and in the mountains of the n. United States in Washington, Oregon to c. California, wc. Nevada and Montana to nw. Wyoming and sw. South Dakota and n. Minnesota, ne. Wisconsin, nc. Michigan, n. New York and n. New England.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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