Pileated Woodpecker  ( Grand Pic )

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Dryocopus pileatus

Description:    Pileated Woodpecker adult and young at nest
Photo Date:   June 26, 2008

Location:  

Henwood Township

Photographer:  

Michael Werner

General Notes

The population of Pileated Woodpecker appears to be increasing significantly, according to a recent analysis of Christmas Bird Count and Breeding Bird Survey records conducted by National Audubon Society scientists. It is possible that the North American population has increased by over 1000% in the last 40 years. There is sufficient data about this species to have a high level of statistical confidence in this magnitude of growth.

Abundance: Uncommon
Breeding Status: Resident

 

Banding Results

Year

Gillies
Lake

Hilliardton
Marsh

Mountain
Chutes

Year
Total

2001     1 1
2004   1   1