Another photo from Upper Madera Canyon, this time a photo of a male Acorn woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus). The females look very similar, with the exception that on females the white forehead is separated from the red cap by black.
| Acorn woodpecker, male. Madera Canyon Recreation Area, Green Valley, Arizona, USA.
Common name: Acorn woodpecker
Species: Melanerpes formicivorus
Location: Madera Canyon Recreation Area, Green Valley, Arizona, USA
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Shot at Bill Forbes’ Upper Madera Canyon “drip”, which I visited and described recently.
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