Dryocopus pileatus: Taxonomy | Photographs
- Kingdom: Metazoa ((=Animalia) multicellular animals)
- Phylum: Chordata (chordates)
- Class: Aves (birds)
- Order: Piciformes (woodpeckers, toucans and relatives)
- Family: Picidae (woodpeckers)
- Genus: Dryocopus (pileated woodpecker)
- Species: Dryocopus pileatus
- Common Names: Pileated Woodpecker
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Dryocopus pileatus - A decaying tree is often an excellent source of beetle grubs (larvae) and this male pileated woodpecker is searching for them.
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Photo contributed by Emily Earp
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