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 Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Picoides scalaris)




Ladder-backed Woodpecker | Picoides scalaris photo
Ladder-Backed Woodpecker (Male), The Pond At Elephant Head, Amado, Arizona

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Ladder-backed Woodpecker | Picoides scalaris photo
Ladder-Backed Woodpecker (Male), Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

LADDER-BACKED WOODPECKER FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Piciformes
Family:Picidae
Genus:Picoides
Species:scalaris
Common Name:Ladder-backed Woodpecker


Relatives in same Genus
  White-headed Woodpecker (P. albolarvatus)
  Arizona Woodpecker (P. arizonae)
  Downy Woodpecker (P. pubescens)
  Hairy Woodpecker (P. villosus)