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Title: Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis): A technical conservation assessment

Author: Abele, Stephen C.; Saab, Victoria A.; Garton, Edward O.;

Date: 2004

Source: [Online]. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region. 50 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous

Description: Lewis's woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) is a locally common but patchily distributed woodpecker species usually seen in open forests of western North America. The combination of its sporadic distribution, its diet of adult-stage free-living insects (primarily aerial), its preference to nest in burned landscapes, and its variable migratory behavior makes it a unique member of New World woodpeckers.

Keywords: Lewis's woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis

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Abele, Stephen C.; Saab, Victoria A.; Garton, Edward O. 2004. Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis): A technical conservation assessment. Golden, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Species Conservation Project. 50 p.

 


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