Ivory-billed Woodpecker

General description.

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker is critically endangered. Ivory-billed Woodpecker is rarely ever seen, but resides in the forest feeding on insects and berries. The Ivory-billed Woodpecker was thought to be extinct for much of the 20th century, but was rediscovered in Alaska recently. Pairs mate for life and nest in cavities in trees. They lay 1-5 white eggs. The Ivory-billed Woodpecker used to be hunted for its bill and is endangered by logging operations and loss of habitat.

Breeding habits.

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker is monogamous and mates for life.

Calls or song.

yank, yank, yank

Population and distribution.

Critically endangered.

Nesting habits.

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker nests in a cavity in a tree and lays 1-5 white eggs.

Similar birds:

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