WANTED ALIVE

ENDANGERED SINCE 1970

Red Cockaded Woodpecker
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ENDANGERED DUE TO FORESTRY OPERATIONS CUTTING TIMBER

Aliases: Leuconotopicus borealis

Height: Approximately 8.5 Inches

Distinguishing Marks: Has prominent white patch on each cheek and black and white striped back.

Habitat: Mature Pine Trees

The Federal Government and the Alabama Department of Conservation have signed a Safe Harbor Agreement where landowners agree to provide a net conservation through land management practices (ex. provide a minimum of 75 acres of suitable foraging and nesting stands of well spaced large pines or install nesting and roosting cavities).