- Ladder-backed Woodpecker
 - Ladder-backed Woodpecker
 - Ladder-backed Woodpecker
 - Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris

LC Least Concern
Peter E. Lowther, Peter Pyle, and Michael A. Patten
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020

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eBird range map for Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Recommended Citation

Lowther, P. E., P. Pyle, and M. A. Patten (2020). Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Dryobates scalaris), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.labwoo.01