Anchorage Area Rarity – Black-backed Woodpecker – December 19, 2015

Location:  The U-Med District – Anchorage, AK

First Seen:  December 19, 2015 (during the Anchorage 2015 Christmas Bird Count)

Last Seen:  December 19, 2015 (during the Anchorage 2015 Christmas Bird Count)

Discovered by:  First observed by Julie Confer, positively IDed, reported, and photographed by Keith Confer.

Relative Rarity:  Less than annual in Anchorage.  About eleven (11) other records in Anchorage in the last 20 years or so.  Also observed in 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2013, and 2014.  (source is the eBird database)

151219 - Anchorage - Black-backed Woodpecker

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