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White-headed Woodpecker - Picoides albolarvatus

Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service © USFWS; Adult; Male;
Song: The call note is a sharp metallic two or three noted "pit-ik" or "pit-ik-ik" usually descending in pitch. There is also an extended "peekkikikikikkikikik" used as a rattling contract call. Drumming tends to be an extended bout with some variation in tempo.
Sound: Geoffrey A. Keller (Macaulay Library, Cornell # 44983); 1989 Jun 20; USA, Oregon; 7 km W from Sisters, Cold Springs Campground, Deshutes Co; Adult; Primary Sound;


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