Woodpecker Identification Chart | Exploring Nature Educational Resource

How fortunate we are here in Western New York to have 7 different species of Woodpeckers living amongst us. Important in controlling insect populations, Woodpeckers are greatly served by the presen…

Red-bellied woodpecker

Red-Bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus), Spring on the front Hackberry Tree. Isaac wanted to express his joy by being a woodpecker, banging his nose into everything repeatedly.

Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is a bird species of the woodpecker family. It is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia.

Pic épeiche - Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is a bird species of the woodpecker family. It is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia.

Downy Woodpecker...small as woodpeckers go. The female has the same coloring except she has no red dot on her head.

Downy Woodpecker(male) The female has the same coloring except she has no red dot on her head.

Hairy Woodpecker, a medium sized woodpecker, averaging 9.75 inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

Hairy Woodpecker (Leuconotopicus villosus) a medium sized woodpecker, averaging inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

Red-headed woodpecker - We have spotted 4 of these birds living in our backyard this year :)

Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) found in the Eastern United States

Pileated Woodpecker family.

This is a great picture! I haven't seen a photo of a red headed woodpecker in ages, let alone one feeding its baby peepers.

Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon

Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon - Tap the pin for the most adorable pawtastic fur baby apparel! You'll love the dog clothes and cat clothes!

Pileated woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker and other birds

Pileated woodpeckers - largest woodpeckers in the world - size of a chicken.

The red, black and white woodpecker works hard against the birch tree in this Giclee by Jerry Gadamus.

Jerry Gadamus Pileated Woodpecker

The red, black and white woodpecker works hard against the birch tree in this Giclee by Jerry Gadamus.

Elusive, Endangered or Extinct Ivory Billed Woodpeckers? The verdict is still out on that one... I hope they are still around and actually in the swamps of Arkansas!

Ivory-billed Woodpecker - Elusive, Extinct or Endangered Bird

Elusive, Endangered or Extinct Ivory Billed Woodpeckers? The verdict is still out on that one. I hope they are still around and actually in the swamps of Arkansas! it has a look alike , the pileated woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker, My wife & I saw this wonderful bird in the Jemez Mountains, NM.

Redheaded Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) First Sighted: Jacksonville, FL

Greater Yellow-Naped Woodpecker | Masud Mushfiq Zaman | Flickr

Greater Yellow-Naped Woodpecker, not to be confused with the Lesser Yellow-Naped Woodpecker

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