Sunday, August 05, 2012

A lovely - if decidedly odd - woodpecker

White woodpecker recorded

A unique Pennsylvania woodpecker - a mostly white (leucistic) specimen of the Pileated Woodpecker  Dryocopus pileatus


omegaman66 said...

A few of these woodpeckers with unusual white marking were seen in Arkansas after the supposed ivory-billed woodpecker was rediscovered.

Matt Bille said...

I hadn't heard that. My personal opinion is that the video clip still looks more like an IBW than anything else, but I am by no means an ornithologist.