12 Types of Woodpeckers in Colorado (Explained with Pictures)

Colorado is a beautiful state, with the majestic Rocky Mountains dominating the western part. On the eastern half, you can find arid deserts and flat, open landscapes.  The delightful mix of these two landscapes in Colorado appeals to both humans and woodpeckers, making the state a perfect one for birdwatching.  Whether you’re looking out into … Read more

7 Species of Woodpeckers in Illinois (Full List)

Head outside to a forested or wilderness area in Illinois, and you’re bound to hear the tell-tale sound of a woodpecker drilling holes with its beak into a tree or utility pole.  Illinois is home to seven different species of woodpeckers, from the tiny yellow-bellied sapsucker to the substantial pileated woodpecker. These birds make their … Read more

7 Species Of Woodpeckers in Indiana

From its urban centers to its majestic dunes, and its miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan, Indiana has lots of spectacular areas to do some birdwatching. Northern Indiana is particularly an excellent place to look for woodpeckers, since many different species of birds flock close to bodies of water, like Lake Michigan. Woodpeckers are particularly … Read more

7 Types of Woodpeckers in Missouri (Explained with Pictures)

From St. Louis to Kansas City, and Springfield to Branson, Missouri has a lot to offer. On top of the marvelous restaurants, museums, and parks, Missouri is an excellent state to watch for birds. With endless different wilderness areas, you can spot over 400 species, including seven species of woodpeckers.  Most woodpeckers in Missouri are … Read more

14 Types of Woodpeckers in Texas (with Pictures)

Texas is a big state with a huge range of environments. Not only does that mean it has plenty to explore, but it also means that birdwatchers have the chance to spot a large number of different species. In fact, if you keep an eye out, you might spot 14 different types of woodpeckers in … Read more

14 Species of Woodpeckers in Arizona (Information Guide with Pictures)

Arizona is known for its beautiful desert landscape. Luckily for birdwatchers, woodpeckers love the beautiful landscape just as much as we do. There are 14 species that visit the state and about a dozen that make it their home year-round.  You can just sit in your backyard and wait for the birds to come and … Read more

Meet 9 Types of Woodpeckers in North Carolina

North Carolina boasts some pretty stunning nature areas, like the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cape Hatteras, and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountains.  That means that North Carolinians have some pretty exceptional opportunities to spot birds like woodpeckers in their natural habitat. Woodpeckers feed on nuts, sap, insects, and seeds, and they mostly … Read more