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

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Recent observations

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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dpom

Date

February 6, 2016 03:27 PM PST

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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debaraj

Date

April 17, 2015

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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jmaughn

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February 5, 2016

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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bbunny

Date

November 28, 2015 11:47 AM PST

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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aaron45

Date

May 15, 2015 09:23 AM MDT

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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direbecca

Date

January 10, 2016

Description

End of the day, so light was very dim.

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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kimssight

Date

January 11, 2016

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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shellbell

Date

December 30, 2015 09:13 AM PST

Description

Hanging out in the bays.

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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bjoelle

Date

January 4, 2016

Place

Tolay Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

This woodpecker had been seen here before. Very rosy chest. Went from the dead oak to one of the bays and then to a live oak with an acorn in its mouth. It stayed in the windy clump of trees the whole time we were there.

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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direbecca

Date

December 22, 2015

Description

Flew in to hang out with European Starling group.

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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direbecca

Date

December 1, 2015

Description

First time seeing one of these. Gorgeous colors! Lots of flycatching.

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Lewis's Woodpecker Melanerpes lewis

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xranger2013

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

A single Lewis's woodpecker was seen on the Wall Street Mill trail. The bird was found in the desert wash that is located just west of the trail to the Mill. Location is approximate.

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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.
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