photographs by Douglas herr
order Piciformes: family Picidae

genus Melanerpes
Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis)
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)

genus Dryobates
Nuttall's Woodpecker (Dryobates nuttalli)
Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)
Hairy Woodpecker (Dryobates villosus)
White-headed Woodpecker (Dryobates albolarvatus)

genus Picoides
Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus)

genus Sphyrapicus
Williamson's Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis)
Red-naped x Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus nuchalis x ruber)
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)

genus Colaptes
Northern ("Red-shafted") Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides)

genus Dryocopus
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)

all photographs Copyright (C) Douglas Herr
last updated 30 August 2022

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