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Common Name:Woodpecker, Pileated
Scientific Name:Dryocopus pileatus
Area:River Road - Elkton, Oregon
Date:March 22, 2011

The Pileated Woodpecker is the largest woodpecker in North America. They became scarce with the clearing of forest, but now appear to be making a comeback and are seen in urban settings more and more. In all three photos the red forehead and mustache indicate they are males. The middle photo is of a juvenile that the crest is not full developed.

Collier Memorial State Park, Oregon - - - July 10, 2012

Lyons City Park - Lyons, Oregon - - - January 27, 2014

Reference:Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kaufman