On this page we have provided pictures and links to a number of different types of woodpeckers that live in North America.  These pictures can be used as a quick reference field guide for identifying different woodpecker species.

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How to attract woodpeckers

What do woodpeckers eat

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Woodpecker of North America

Pileated woodpecker                     Red headed woodpecker                        Downy woodpecker


Red bellied woodpecker                Yellow bellied sapsucker            Red cockaded woodpecker


Hairy woodpecker