Pileated Woodpecker Sightings

Order: Piciformes Family: Picidae Genus: Dryocopus Species: Dryocopus pileatus

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Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 4936
Location: Varina, VA, USA
Date Sighted: 2017-06-19 #Seen: 3
User#: jelongva
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Varina, VA, USASite Description: Fascia board on the front of my house
Comment : Three of them took turns tearing into the board


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 4675
Location: Clementsport, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2016-09-03 #Seen: 1
Site Description:
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Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 4414
Date Sighted: 2015-12-11 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
Comment : Front of classroom building


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 4162
Location: Miami Township, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2015-06-07 #Seen: 1
User#: Dark Woods
Site Description:
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Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 3675
Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2014-06-01 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential suburbs.
Comment : Didn't seem to mind people being close by


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 3680
Date Sighted: 2014-05-14 #Seen: 1
User#: JAE
Site Description: Campground, along river bank, wooded. Mid-day.
Comment : Single adult seen.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 3681
Date Sighted: 2014-04-13 #Seen: 2
User#: JAE
Site Description: State park, along banks of lake, wooded.
Comment : Saw pair of them. Beginning nesting in a hollow tree. One was sitting on the nest (or at least in the hole of the tree) and the other was bringing food to the one sitting.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 3350
Date Sighted: 2013-11-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Point Pleasant Park, lots of standing dead trees looks like good habitat for them
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Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 2139
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-03-21 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve - Ed Center area
Comment : Peeking out of new nest. Off Ed Center boardwalk near south end, east side.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 1779
Date Sighted: 2013-03-02 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve, Ed Center Boardwalk Trail
Comment : PIWO was building nest in old snag approx 10 yads off (E) boardwalk. At one point totally inside snag.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 1334
Location: Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-05-28 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Hackettstown, New Jersey, USASite Description: I seen this bird outside of the fenced Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery on a tree stump and neighboring trees on private property.
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Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 1137
Date Sighted: 2012-02-20 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Pileated Woodpecker in Upper Economy, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Woods, farmland. Near Four Seasons Retreat cabins.
Comment : Very large, about 40cm long. Males have red line from the bill to the throat. Red crest on head and black body.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 2020
Date Sighted: 2010-04-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Saw a pair of pileated woodpeckers while jogging along the hennepin county trail corridor near the coon rapids dam.


 
Common Name: Pileated Woodpecker
Species: Dryocopus pileatus
Record#: 1977
Date Sighted: 2008-03-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Snowshoeing on rose lake near large cliffs where the arrow river flows into arrow lake into canada we saw a pileated woodpecker fly by. it flew from canada into the us without going thru customs.