Classification
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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
  • French
    • Pic glandivore
  • German
    • Eichelspecht

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Recent observations

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

rjadams55

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

One member of an extensive colony that lives around the Pinnacles Campground.

This individual was seen swooping down, and flycatcher-like, catching a crane fly in the air.

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

lschae

Date

May 28, 2016 04:27 PM PDT

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

bionayelli26

Date

May 14, 2016

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

artmur

Date

May 22, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

medndatamanager

Date

May 20, 2016 02:00 PM PDT

Description

Walt Sakai - Zuma Canyon Bird Banding

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

medndatamanager

Date

May 21, 2016 05:50 AM PDT

Description

Walt Sakai - Zuma Canyon Bird Banding

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

medndatamanager

Date

May 21, 2016 11:31 AM PDT

Description

3 seen; Observed by B. Clarfield; entered into eBird

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

medndatamanager

Date

May 19, 2016 03:24 PM PDT

Description

10 seen; Observed by B. Clarfield; entered into eBird

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No photos or sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

arnelg

Date

April 30, 2016

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

chong2

Date

May 24, 2016 09:55 AM HST

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 23, 2016 03:27 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 21, 2016 05:45 PM PDT
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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.
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