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    • Melanerpes lewis
    • Asyndesmus lewis
  • Spanish
    • Carpintero de Lewis
  • English
    • Lewis's Woodpecker
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    • LEWO

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What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

greglasley

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

continuing rarity that has been present for some time. Fairly shy bird so only got a few distant flight shots and one very distant shot of the bird perched.

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

dpom

Date

October 20, 2013 09:12 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

nicetim

Date

January 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

paloma

Date

January 11, 2015 03:36 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

January 3, 2015 01:20 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

January 1, 2015 02:35 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

lewis's woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

brentano

Date

December 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

finatic

Date

December 27, 2014 03:07 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 27, 2014 04:23 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

ericisley

Date

February 24, 2002

Description

Didn't have an accurate date other then the year it was taken

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 17, 2014 10:47 AM PST

Description

Lewis Woodpecker on telephone pole-poor lighting due to clouds-rain.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

jay

Date

November 28, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) is a large North American species of woodpecker which was named by ornithologist Alexander Wilson for Meriwether Lewis, one of the explorers who surveyed the areas bought by the United States of America during the Louisiana Purchase.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.