Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Dendrocopos pubescens
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RangeW. Alaska through c. and s. Canada to Newfoundland and se. United States;
(1) Se. Alaska.
(2) W. and c. Alaska through Canada (s. Yukon, sw. Mackenzie and n. Alberta to Newfoundland) and s. to s. California, c. Arizona, sc. New Mexico, c. Texas, sc. and e. United States.
(3) W. Canada in w. British Columbia to nw. California.
(4) Washington and Oregon.
(5) Rocky Mountains.
(6) Se. United States (Gulf coast and s. Florida).
Miami Whitewater County Park, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Dec 9, 2001 Source: William Hull
Burnet Woods, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Apr 4, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is excavating a cavity.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Florida Museum of Natural History
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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