Gila Woodpecker
(Melanerpes uropygialis)
Photographed in McDowell Regional Park, Scottsdale, Arizona by Jim Rosso

Male bird on a Saguaro Cactus and the picture on the right shows a female woodpecker taking a winged termite out of a hole in a Palm Tree in Phoenix Arizona.

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Other members of the genus Melanerpes:

Acorn Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Red-bellied Woodpecker

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