Pileated Woodpecker

Other Names: none

Distribution: forested areas of temperate North America.

Pileated Woodpecker distribution range map

Description:

Size: 40-49 cm in length with a 66-75 cm wingspan, weighing 250-400 g.

Plumage: Both sexes are black with white neck stripes, conspicuous white wing linings, and a prominent red crest. Males have a red mustache pattern, while females have black. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Bill Shape
all-purpose
dagger
Eats
fruit
nuts
suet
sugar-water
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
alberta
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
Forests
Color
sheen
black
Body Shape
tree-clinging
Size
large
Order
woodpeckers, barbets, toucans, honeyguides - piciformes
woodpeckers and allies - picidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern