Red-cockaded Woodpecker Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Red-cockaded Woodpeckers are small woodpeckers with short, straight bills.

    Relative Size

    Relative Sizerobin sizedrobin-sized
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 7.9-9.1 in (20-23 cm)
      • Weight: 1.5-1.8 oz (42-52 g)
      • Wingspan: 14.2 in (36 cm)