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Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus


A male Pileated Woodpecker perched and drumming on a utility pole just outside the city limits of Scappoose, Oregon.


Primarily found in mature deciduous or mixed deciduous-coniferous woodlands but can also be seen in suburban areas with extensive patches of unbroken woodlands.


This image and video was recorded using on an iPhone 4 using a MeoPix digiscoping adapter in combination with the Meopta S2 HD spotting scope.

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Arya 7 years ago

Love the video too! I just started a woodpecker mission and would love for you to add this one!

Thanks! I still can hardly believe I recorded both with an iPhone through a spotting scope.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Nice photo and video!

Scappoose, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 23, 2012

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