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According to Wikipedia Nuttall’s are a non-migratory species with a geographic range confined to northern California extending south towards the northwest region of Baja California, Mexico. Their preferred habitat is arid to mesic woodlands. In particular, these woodpeckers prefer oak woodlands, although they also occur in riparian sites and chaparral in the most southern parts of its range because of the decrease in oak abundance. Individuals are found from sea level to 1250 m, rarely to 2000 m. The birds are not considered globally threatened although the range is restricted to the California endemic bird area. They are fairly common in California with a total world population estimated at over 100 000 individuals (density of about 20 birds per square kilometer in San Bernardino County).
Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 22, 2013
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