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

Join Project Noah!

Acorn woodpecker

Melanerpes formicivorus


Second and third picture is part of a "granary" where acorns are stored in holes drilled by the birds

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


ZooNerd 4 years ago

I just love watching these things on television on the bird documentaries. They sure know how to Swiss cheese a perfectly good tree to make way for their acorn storage. They are real neat birds. good job. keep it up.

Spotted by

Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA

Lat: 31.53, Long: -110.36

Spotted on May 3, 2005
Submitted on Feb 6, 2015

Related Spottings

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

Nearby Spottings

American Robin Mexican Spotted Owl Elegant Trogon Short-tailed Skipper