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Gila woodpecker

Baja people know this bird. Noisy and full of charm. The Gila Woodpecker. The Gila woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) is a medium-sized woodpecker of the desert regions... > birdswesee.com/more-woodpeckers-from-the-west/

A brash, noisy woodpecker of desert regions. Common and conspicuous in stands of saguaro, or giant cactus, it also lives in the trees along desert rivers, and is quick to move into towns and suburbs. >> www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/gila-woodpecker

Seen in San Felipe, Baja - Mexico on the Sea of Cortez

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Taken on April 1, 2018