Woodpeckers

There are nearly 200 species of woodpeckers.  They are found throughout the world exept extreme polar regions, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and Madagascar.  They have strong bills for pecking and long tongues to catch food.  They use their strong tails to assist in climbing trees.  They feed on insects found in the trees.

Woodpeckers Flickers and Woodcreepers


Red-headed Woodpecker

Bismarck North Dakota


Northern Flicker

Cross Ranch State Park

North Dakota


Three-toed Woodpecker

Katmai National Park

Alaska


Ladder-backed Woodpecker Laguna Seca Ranch

Texas


Pale-billed Woodpecker

Tortuguero National Park

Costa Rica


Ruddy Treerunner

San Gerardo de Dota

Costa Rica


Green-barred Woodpecker  Buenos Aires

Argentina


Narrow-billed Woodcrepper

Buenos Aires

Argentina


Chestnut-colored Woodpecker

Tortuguero National Park

Costa Rica


Acorn Woodpecker

San Gerardo de Dota

Costa Rica


Strong-billed Woodcreeper

Tandayapa

Ecuador


Downy Woodpecker

Burleigh County

North Dakota


Downy Woodpecker

Burleigh County

North Dakota


Northern Flicker

General Sibley Park

Bismarck North Dakota


Red-bellied Woodpecker

St. Augustine

Florida


Golden-fronted Woodpecker Frontera Audubon Society

Texas


Black-cheeked Woodpecker

Sleeping Giant

Belize


Hoffman's Woodpecker

Alajuela

Costa Rica


Northern-barred Woodcrepper

Tortuguero National Park

Costa Rica


Narrow-billed Woodcrepper

Buenos Aires

Argentina


Magelanic Woodpecker

Los Glaciares National Park

Argentina


Golden-olive Woodpecker

Rancho Suamox

Ecuador


Black-cheeked Woodpecker

Rancho Suamox

Ecuador

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