Nuttall's Woodpecker

Picoides nuttallii

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

NUWO

Code 6

PIDNUT

ITIS

HEAD

Nuttall's Woodpecker Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown or gray-brown in hatch year and second year birds developing to red in most after hatch year and second year birds.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Striped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Black with red rear crown patch.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Red
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Nuttall's Woodpecker Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 19 cm (7.5 in)
  • Weight: 37 g (1.3 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White with black spotting.
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Nuttall's Woodpecker Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several deep flaps with glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 34 cm (13.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black with black and white side feathers.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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