American Three-toed Woodpecker  ( Pic à dos rayé )   This species is of special interest to Timiskaming birders.    All sightings should be documented and reported.

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Picoides dorsalis

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General Notes

In 2003, the New World and Old World forms of Three-toed Woodpecker were split into two separate species. Our North American species becomes the American Three-toed Woodpecker ( Picoides dorsalis ), whereas the Old World form retains the scientific name Picoides tridactylus, but becomes known now as the Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker.

Abundance: Occasional
Breeding Status: Resident

Documented Observations

 

 

November 4, 1997. One seen by unspecified individual at unspecified location, reported by Bruce Murphy.

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

1999   1   1