Lewis's Woodpecker - Melanerpes lewis

Length 10.2-11.0 in (25.9-27.9 cm)
Wingspan 1.6-1.7 ft (49.0-52.1 cm)
Weight 3.1-4.9 oz (87.9-138.9 g)
Clutch Size 5-9
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Lewis's Woodpecker is found in western North America from southern Canada to norther Mexico. They are one of the largest American woodpeckers. Besides foraging for insects in trees, Lewis's Woodpeckers will also catch insects in the air while flying. Besides insects, they also feed on berries and nuts.

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