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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Lewis's Woodpecker in Canada


Assessment and Status Report

on the

Lewis’s Woodpecker

Melanerpes lewis

in Canada

Lewis’s Woodpecker



COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2001.  COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Lewis’s woodpecker Melanerpes lewis  in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vi + 18 pp.


Velland, M. and V. Connolly.  1999.  COSEWIC status report on the Lewis’s woodpecker Melanepes lewis in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1-18 pp.

Please note the status recommended in the Section "Evaluation and Recommended Status" of the report may differ from the latest status assigned to the species by COSEWIC.


For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat

c/o Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada

Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215

Fax: (819) 994-3684

E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca


Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la situation du pic de Lewis (Melanerpes lewis) au Canada.

Cover illustration:

Lewis’s Woodpecker --J. Crosby, The Birds of Canada, by W. Earl Godfrey, Canadian Museu of Nature, Ottawa, ON.

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2003

Catalogue No. CW69-14-405-2004E-PDF

ISBN 0-662-38278-1

HTML:   CW69-14/405-2004E-HTML


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