Lewis's Woodpecker

Melanerpes lewis

Summary 2

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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  1. (c) Doug Greenberg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/25397257@N00/2408771072
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanerpes_lewis

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iNat Map

1. kingdom Animals
2. class Birds
Color black, green, red