Range. - Southwestern United States from southern Colorado south to northern Mexico. This species is brownish white below, has the back barred with black and white, and the male has the whole crown red, shading into mixed black and whitish on the forehead. Its habits and nesting are just the same as those of the Downy, but the three or four white eggs, that they lay in April, are larger; size .80 x .65.

Red cockaded Woodpecker

Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Texas Woodpecker

396a. San Lucas Woodpecker. Dryobates Scalaris Lucasanus

Range. - Lower California, north to the Colorado Desert, California.

Very similar to the last; less barring on the outer tail feathers. Eggs the same.