Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Acorn Woodpecker

Melanerpes formicivorus


Sat and watched this entire family of woodpeckers pick up acorns, embed them in the granary tree, and defend their acorns from other birds for about thirty minutes.

No species ID suggestions

1 Comment

Hema 6 years ago

Loved pic number 4 and 5 .

Santa Clarita, California, USA

Lat: 34.38, Long: -118.44

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on Jun 6, 2012

Related spottings

Red-bellied Woodpecker Carpintero habado Red-headed woodpecker Acorn Woodpecker

Nearby spottings

Bullock's Oriole Oak Titmouse Spotted Towhee Black Phoebe