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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

beartracker

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

I watched this track being made. The woodpecker was eating cracked corn near a bird feeder.

Photos / Sounds

What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

kaitlin

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

Observed at The Willows at Pyramid Lake at approximately 10am on a clear day.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Carpintero bellotero Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

eligar7

Date

August 27, 2009

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What

acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

loarie

Date

September 13, 2014 06:35 PM PDT

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:06 AM PDT

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 10, 2014

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

aztekium

Date

August 29, 2014 10:23 AM CDT

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What

Carpintero bellotero Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

rsoriachav

Date

September 6, 2014

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

finatic

Date

August 22, 2014 04:31 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 2, 2014 05:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

beartracker

Date

August 30, 2014

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Woodpecker tail feather. Not sure which species. We have acorn, downy, and others in this area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

pbedell

Date

August 10, 2014
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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.