Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Picoides scalaris)

Number of accepted Ladder-backed Woodpecker records for Louisiana = 1 as of June 2015

One adult male (2011-040) on 14 May 2011, Cameron: near terminus of Lighthouse Road along east side Sabine Pass, approximately 9.5 mi. WSW Johnsons Bayou,N 29.718611, W 93.848889 W; Paul E. Conover (ph), Robert D. Purrington (ph), B. Mac Myers III (ph), and Dave Patton (photos only). This is the first State Record.

Photos by Paul E. Conover (1,2), Dan Purrington (3), and Dave Patton (4)

Also see page 4 of the Newsletter of the LBRC Annual Meeting Report 2012