A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Description:

Adult male

Habitat:

Urban woods/neighborhood


Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

4 Comments

JoshMrozowski
JoshMrozowski 7 years ago

This shot is so great it almost looks as though the bird is fake. That's talent and luck combined.

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 7 years ago

Stunning shot!

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 7 years ago

Beautiful shot!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 7 years ago

Stunning capture. Our pileateds are so skittish it is hard to get good photos. This one appears to be posing for you.

GretelDeRuiter
Spotted by
GretelDeRuiter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 39.95, Long: -75.16

Spotted on May 9, 2006
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

Related Spottings

Pileated woodpecker Black Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker

Nearby Spottings

Spotting Common Snapping Turtle Bald-faced Hornet Bumblebee