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Woodpeckers of North America

Woodpeckers of North America

This mission's objective (if you choose to accept it) is to upload photographs of all of the species of North American woodpeckers that you encounter. This include all members of the family Picidae (woodpeckers, sapsuckers, flickers, piculets). You may also add any signs of woodpecker activity. North America includes the entire continent from Canada in the North and Panama in the South. It is very helpful to post the habitat and any other information if the spotting is unknown. Good birding to you all! Sign in to join mission

Woodpeckers of North America
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60 participants 231 spottings

The purpose of this mission is to learn more about woodpeckers and their habits. I am keeping a checklist of species that we have added to this mission. I am happy to announce that we have photographed 32 species of woodpeckers so far!

Woodpeckers of North America

Lat: 33.52 Long: -104.52

Recent Spottings

Pale-billed Woodpecker LuisStevens 7 2 Pale-billed Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker Tukup 5 2 Red-headed Woodpecker
Old Woodpecker Tracks Tukup 0 2 Old Woodpecker Tracks
Red-bellied Woodpecker LauraLOVESbirds 2 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied sapsucker Maria dB 1 0 Yellow-bellied sapsucker
Pileated Woodpecker (female) LauraLOVESbirds 1 0 Pileated Woodpecker (female)
Northern Flicker LauraLOVESbirds 4 0 Northern Flicker
Arizona Woodpecker Jellis 1 0 Arizona Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker dcslaugh 1 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker LivanEscudero 4 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker Jellis 1 0 Nuttall's Woodpecker
Gila Woodpecker Jellis 4 2 Gila Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker, female LauraLOVESbirds 2 0 Downy Woodpecker, female
Acorn Woodpecker LuisStevens 7 4 Acorn Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker LuisStevens 4 0 Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Red-Naped Sapsucker Jim Nelson 4 0 Red-Naped Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker LauraLOVESbirds 2 0 Downy Woodpecker
Golden-cheeked Woodpecker LuisStevens 9 7 Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Red-Headed Woodpecker Jim Nelson 20 9 Red-Headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker Cammie C. Myers 4 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-bellied woodpecker BrunoMoller 7 0 Red-bellied woodpecker
Lineated Woodpecker LuisStevens 4 0 Lineated Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker dferris 1 0 Downy Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker joanbstanley 1 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker LuisStevens 6 0 Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker joanbstanley 1 0 Downy Woodpecker
Acron Woodpecker LuisStevens 4 0 Acron Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker Jellis 1 1 Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker joanbstanley 1 0 Northern Flicker
Williamson's Sapsucker - male JoshuaGSmith 10 3 Williamson's Sapsucker - male
Gila Woodpecker female joanbstanley 1 0 Gila Woodpecker     female
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted) Jellis 1 0 Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
Golden-cheeked woodpecker LuisStevens 2 0 Golden-cheeked woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male JoshuaGSmith 2 0 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - male
Red-bellied Woodpecker Cammie C. Myers 4 0 Red-bellied Woodpecker
Northern Flicker Cammie C. Myers 2 0 Northern Flicker
Downy Woodpecker (female) Cammie C. Myers 2 0 Downy Woodpecker (female)
Northern Flicker Charlotte.Fletcher 17 2 Northern Flicker
Golden-cheeked woodpecker LuisStevens 5 0 Golden-cheeked woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker LuisStevens 1 0 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Acorn woodpecker Desmond.E.S.O 2 2 Acorn woodpecker
Red-shafted Northern Flicker - female JoshuaGSmith 5 4 Red-shafted Northern Flicker - female
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - female JoshuaGSmith 4 3 Ladder-backed Woodpecker - female
Unknown spotting Desmond.E.S.O 4 2 Unknown spotting
Red-breasted Sapsucker Jellis 3 0 Red-breasted Sapsucker
Red-naped Sapsucker JoshuaGSmith 9 5 Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-shafted northern flicker 4 0 Red-shafted northern flicker
Downy Woodpecker (female) DavidMroczkowski 1 0 Downy Woodpecker (female)
Juvenile red-head woodpecker 2 0 Juvenile red-head woodpecker
Red-headed woodpecker juvenile 2 0 Red-headed woodpecker juvenile

Recently joined

Tukup Lainey Frederic Ansermoz LauraLOVESbirds
joanbstanley Cammie C. Myers BrunoMoller Daniel R Hughes
ZooNerd Musicwolf Maria dB LuisStevens
Doodlebug Charlotte.Fletcher pamsai RiekoS
Paul Davis KathleenMcEachern Bekka
James McNair dferris AshleyT Jim Nelson
Jonathan Sequeira misako Jorge4 Carmen Mejia
RolandoMarínMonge deepskywim The MnMs th3meadowscenter
Lee C. DavidMroczkowski Tom15 adventurebus
billikendave LivanEscudero KarenP Desmond.E.S.O
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