ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE
PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed
RANGE: Old forests throughout North America; in California, rare occurrences in middle- and upper-elevation montane forests of Sierra Nevada, Warner Mountains, and Siskiyou Mountains
THREATS: Post-fire salvage logging, fire suppression, forest thinning, historical logging, and climate change
POPULATION TREND: Based on woodpecker density estimates using the best available scientific data, the Center approximates an extant population of approximately 300 pairs of black-backed woodpeckers in California.
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