Ornithology/Piciformes

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Piciformes is a family made up of arboreal birds, including birds from woodpeckers to toucans. Most of these birds eat insects, but some have adapted to digest fruit or other foods.

Woodpeckers and Allies (Picidae)

Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-headed Woodpecker.jpg
Species Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Habitat Open woodland
Diet Flying insects; omnivorous
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 NT.svg
Near threatened
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.jpg
Species Sphyrapicus varius
Habitat Forest
Diet Insects
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern
Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker.jpg
Species Picoides pubescens
Habitat Forest
Diet Insects
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern
Northern Flicker
Northern Flicker.jpg
Species Colaptes auratus
Habitat Open woodland
Diet Insects
Call Link
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern
Pileated Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker.jpg
Species Dryocopus pileatus
Habitat Forest
Diet Insects
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern


Previous Birds
Acorn Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker.jpg
Species Melanerpes formicivorus
Habitat Open woodland
Diet Insects
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
Species Melanerpes aurifrons
Habitat Open woodland
Diet Insects
Conservation
Status iucn3.1 LC.svg
Least concern