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

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

February 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

sheliahargis

Date

January 17, 2015 04:56 PM CST

Description

Texas Ornithological Society's winter 2015 meeting was in El Paso. This bird was reported earlier by other birders. Numerous birders had seen it.

When we were there, the homeowner at 1001 Blanchard St told us of two woodpeckers using the ash tree in her backyard. As we were about to enter her backyard, one Lewis's Woodpecker flew out and perched in the top of an evergreen tree not far away. Nancy Schwartz is the homeowner and claims two pairs are regularly seen.

It didn't stay in any one place very long - poor photos!

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

finatic

Date

February 8, 2015 11:37 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

dwest

Date

February 2, 2015 03:46 PM PST

Description

Lewis's Woodpecker?

Photos / Sounds

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

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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.