Acorn Woodpecker

Acorn Woodpecker


Scientific Name: Melanerpes formicivorus

Type: Bird

Family: Picidae (Woodpeckers)

Size: 8.3 inches long; 13 to 16-inch wingspan

Weight: 3.0 ounces

Life Span: 4 to 12 years


Male

Bob Walker

Female

Bob Walker



Searching for Insect Larvae

Two Birds Calling

Douglas Von Gausig (CC BY-NC-SA)

Close-up of Granary

Pete Siminski (CC BY-NC)

Nest Building

Becky Matsubara (CC BY)


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