Ivory-billed Woodpecker

Campephilus principalis

Order

PICIFORMES

Family

Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Code 4

IBWO

Code 6

CAMPRI

ITIS

HEAD

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger, All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to dark red-brown in juvenile birds, developing to yellow in adults. Yellow iris of adults variable from cream to bright yellow. Progression of eye color change not documented.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red crest
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48-51 cm (19-20 in)
  • Weight: 510-567 g (18-20 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong and direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-81 cm (30-32 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped 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