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  • French
    • pic de Lewis
  • Scientific Names
    • Melanerpes lewis
    • Asyndesmus lewis
  • Spanish
    • Carpintero de Lewis
  • English
    • Lewis's Woodpecker
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • LEWO

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

apcorboy

Date

May 8, 2014 07:38 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

July 22, 2015 06:12 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

dpom

Date

August 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Date

December 31, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

June 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

April 10, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

fvalcho

Date

May 25, 2012 04:56 PM PDT

Description

Spring time, Rathrum ID. 2011, 2012. At the house I was renting.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

mcking

Date

May 12, 2015 04:19 PM PDT

Description

Lewis' Woodpecker

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

dpom

Date

May 3, 2015 01:16 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

jnelson

Date

June 17, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

averykruger

Date

April 25, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

Observer

edwardrooks

Date

April 15, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

Description

This individual has been hanging around the same 3 or 4 trees for 2 weeks. This is a rare sighting for Los Gatos. Lewis's Woodpeckers are not uncommon in the eastern part of Santa Clara County, on Mt Hamilton and the San Antonio Valley.

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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.