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Alternate name
Melanerpes lewis  Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Picidae                  Family   
25-28cm Length
Open pine woodlands, and other areas with sparse trees in Canada Mexico & USA Habitat
5 and 9 white eggs, incubated by both sexes for 12 days. Clutch  
Insects, fruit & nuts. Bores holes to get insects also hawks flies. Food   Diet
568 World Number

Least concern.                            


view photos Photo June 13, 2007 by Ron Wolf  all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Embedded sound Lewis's Woodpecker call
(Melanerpes lewis)
Andrew Spencer XC13662
27-05-2007, United States

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Lewis's Woodpecker call
(Melanerpes lewis)
Andrew Spencer XC13658
27-05-2007, United States

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