Woodpecker Identification Chart | Exploring Nature Educational Resource

Woodpecker Identification Chart | Exploring Nature Educational Resource

Pileated woodpecker, by Robert Mislan. Jasper and I heard a woodpecker when we were out walking this morning. We have the pileated and the regular woodpeckers here in Florida.

Pileated woodpecker, by Robert Mislan. Jasper and I heard a woodpecker when we were out walking this morning. We have the pileated and the regular woodpeckers here in Florida.

Red-headed Woodpecker, My wife & I saw this wonderful bird in the Jemez Mountains, NM.

Red-headed Woodpecker, My wife & I saw this wonderful bird in the Jemez Mountains, NM.

Downy Woodpecker...small as woodpeckers go. The female has the same coloring except she has no red dot on her head.

Downy Woodpecker...small as woodpeckers go. The female has the same coloring except she has no red dot on her head.

Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon

Northern Flicker woodpeckers are one of the most beautiful and widespread woodpeckers in North America. - photographer Ursula Vernon

Ivory Billed Woodpecker - Once believed extinct then there were possible sightings but none have been confirmed so it wavers between Critically Endangered and most likely extinct.

Ivory Billed Woodpecker - Once believed extinct then there were possible sightings but none have been confirmed so it wavers between Critically Endangered and most likely extinct.

Hairy Woodpecker - If you want to provide good habitat for woodpeckers, consider leaving the dead tree snags in and around your yard.

Hairy Woodpecker - If you want to provide good habitat for woodpeckers, consider leaving the dead tree snags in and around your yard.

The Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

The Crimson-winged Woodpecker (Picus puniceus) is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.

Hairy Woodpecker, a medium sized woodpecker, averaging 9.75 inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

Hairy Woodpecker, a medium sized woodpecker, averaging 9.75 inches in length with 15 inch wingspan. The Hairy Woodpecker inhabits mature deciduous forests in the Bahamas, Central America, the United States, and Canada.

Red-bellied Woodpeckers sometimes wedge large nuts into bark crevices, then whack them into manageable pieces using their beaks.

Red-bellied Woodpeckers sometimes wedge large nuts into bark crevices, then whack them into manageable pieces using their beaks.

White-breasted nuthatch. these are cool. they're related to a woodpecker and they hang upside down sometimes.

White-breasted nuthatch. these are cool. they're related to a woodpecker and they hang upside down sometimes.

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