Pileated Woodpecker

Dryocopus pileatus

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

PIWO

Code 6

DRYPIL

ITIS

HEAD

Pileated Woodpecker Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown in juveniles developing to yellow in adults.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped, Striped, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Red crest
  • Forehead Color: Red
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Pileated Woodpecker Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 42-50 cm (16.5-19.5 in)
  • Weight: 309 g (10.9 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Pileated Woodpecker-Fiight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong powerful wing beats when traveling distances.
  • Wingspan Range: 69-76 cm (27-30 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X