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Pileated Woodpecker
(Dryocopus pileatus)

        
Pileated Woodpecker
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Pileated Woodpecker Information
                                            
Length: 16 - 19.5"
 
Habitat
: Mature deciduous, coniferous, or mixed forests; second growth woodlands with some large trees; wooded residential areas. Prefers woodlands near streams and rivers. Presence of large, dead trees is a habitat requirement.

Diet: Ants (especially, carpenter ants) and beetles; other insects; wild fruits and berries; nuts.
 
Pileated Woodpecker ID TipsIdentification tips for the Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker Call & DrummingSounds of the Pileated Woodpecker
 
          Photo of Pileated Woodpecker at Nest Cavity
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Pileated Woodpecker Breeding Map Pileated Woodpecker Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:

Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)
Photos, description, range, habitat, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predators, and conservation status.
(From Animal Diversity Web)
 
Pileated Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Photo credit: Mark Musselman/USFWS
 
     
     

 

 


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