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Photo By Lisa Thompson
February 28, 2006
Ketchikan, Alaska - Woodpeckers occupy much of the forested regions
of Alaska. according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game,
seven species of woodpeckers are found in Alaska: the northern
flicker, red-breasted sapsucker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, hairy,
downy, three-toed, and black-backed woodpeckers.
Woodpeckers with red heads, necks, and chests are red-breasted
sapsuckers. They occur only in Southeast Alaska and are uncommon
even there according to the ADF&G. This red-breasted sapsucker
was recently photographed at Ward Lake.
at Ward Lake.
Lisa Thompson ©2006
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