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  • Scientific Names
    • Melanerpes formicivorus
  • Spanish
    • Carpintero bellotero
  • English
    • Acorn Woodpecker
    • acorn-storing
  • Italian
    • Picchio delle ghiande
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • ACWO

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Recent observations

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

maryscs1111

Date

October 25, 2014

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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dpom

Date

January 30, 2015 01:22 PM PST

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 30, 2015 12:49 PM PST

Description

Group of about 10 - having issues with Steller's Jays.

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What

Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

digibirdtrek

Date

December 21, 2014 11:44 AM PST

Description

Working the stash tree.

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Square

What

Carpintero bellotero Melanerpes formicivorus

Date

January 28, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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campcuyamaca

Date

January 27, 2015

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Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

reggiecat

Date

January 27, 2015 09:57 AM PST

Description

Sycamore limb covered in woodpecker holes and acorn woodpecker on limb. Also packrat midden because I can't remove images.

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No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

tiwane

Date

January 25, 2015

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Square

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Acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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nhmordenana

Date

January 25, 2015 01:00 PM PST

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 23, 2015 01:52 PM PST

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Square

What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 21, 2015 08:49 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) is a medium-sized woodpecker, 21 cm long with an average weight of 85 g.

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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.