male (California, USA; 2007-01-27)

Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus

Native Range: North America and Latin America

Notes: these birds live in extended family units, harvesting and storing acorns in special cache trees

female (California, USA; 2007-05-12) female (California, USA; 2007-01-27)
female (California, USA; 2007-05-12) female backview (California, USA; 2007-05-12)
two males (California, USA; 2007-01-29) trio of males (California, USA; 2007-08-12)
showing white wingspots (California, USA; 2008-10-15) acorn granary (California, USA; 2007-05-12)
chasing bee (California, USA; 2009-03-01) bee caught (California, USA; 2009-03-01)
with acorn (California, USA; 2008-01-19)