Nuttall's Woodpecker

Kingfishers and Woodpeckers

Nuttall's Woodpecker

Dryobates nuttallii

All Year

Kingfishers and Woodpeckers

Nuttall's Woodpecker

Daniel Fitzgerald

Nuttall's Woodpecker

Daniel Fitzgerald

Partial to forested or open oak or pine-oak woodland habitats.


Note dark spotting on sides and flanks; white underparts. Wings and back are black, with white spotting on wings and white barring on back. 


Nests in tree cavities,. Eats insects and arthropods such as beetles, ants, caterpillars, flies, and spiders.

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