There are 13 species of woodpecker found in Montana, although three are accidental species (red bellied woodpecker, white headed woodpecker, and yellow bellied sapsucker) and won't be included here. Of the remaining ten, we have captured pictures of seven, shown below. Those still on our list are the American three toed woodpecker, the black backed woodpecker, and the red headed woodpecker. As always, assistance with any errors in identification are appreciated.
Northern flicker - Colaptes auratus
Pileated woodpecker - Dryocopus pileatus
Red naped sapsucker - Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Hairy woodpecker - Picoides villosus
Downy woodpecker - Picoides pubescens
Lewis's woodpecker - Melanerpes lewis
Williamson's sapsucker - Sphyrapicus thyroideus
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