Population Estimate: 800K
Range / Habitat: Year-round in boreal and montane coniferous forests across all of North America
Field Notes: Medium-sized black-and-white woodpecker, more black than white. Head black with a white mustache stripe and a thin white line behind eye. Yellow cap in male. Throat, breast, belly and midline of back white. Black barring on flanks. Black-backed Woodpecker with all black back. Hairy Woodpecker with more white on face, no barring on flanks, red cap in male.
Personal Notes: Seen in the Laramie Mountains (Medicine Bow National Forest).