Do you want to teach your child about the wildlife in a fun way? Are you looking for coloring pages of endangered bird species? If you can relate to the above situations, then you have come to the perfect page.
The woodpeckers are birds belonging to the Picidae family. They have stout and sharp beaks, stiff tail feathers, short legs and sharp claws. Woodpeckers love tapping on tree trunks to find the insects living in the bark. There are more than 190 species of woodpecker all together! Here are ten coloring pages featuring the woodpecker for your little nature-lover. Enjoy coloring!
1. Woodpecker Drilling the Wood:
Introduce your child to the unique bird with this coloring sheet. The image shows a woodpecker making his nesting hole. Woodpeckers inhabit the woodland areas and live in the tree holes that they make themselves. They excavate the holes for nesting and raising their young ones. Their sharp beaks help them to drill holes in the wood for nesting.
2. Acorn Woodpecker:
The Acorn Woodpecker is
3. Red Cockaded Woodpecker:
Teach your child about the endangered species of woodpecker with our coloring page. The Red Cockaded Woodpecker is one of the few bird species that is endemic to the United States. Unfortunately, the red-cockaded woodpecker is on the verge of extinction.
4. Northern Flicker:
Here is a cartoon coloring image of a Northern Flicker woodpecker. It is quite a large species of woodpeckers, measuring between 11 and 14 inches in length. The wings and back of Northern Flicker are tan or brown in color and have a broad, black band across the back and wings. You will find these woodpeckers throughout the North American farmlands, parks, desert, and woodlands.
5. Pileated Woodpecker:
Meet one of the largest species of woodpecker in America. The Pileated Woodpecker is black in color with a red crest and white markings on its throat. It measures 16 to 19 inches long. The male Pileated Woodpeckers have a red line from the bill to the throat while the females have a black one.
6. Downy Woodpecker:
Here’s a coloring page of the downy woodpecker, the smallest woodpeckers native to North America. These woodpeckers are not more than six to seven inches long. They are black and white in color and have black wings with white spots. You can easily spot the Downy woodpeckers in orchards, parks, woodlands and backyards.
7. Hairy Woodpecker:
The coloring sheet features a few Hairy Woodpeckers in a deserted area. A hairy woodpecker is similar to Downy woodpecker in appearance but differs in terms of length. The hairy woodpeckers measure seven to ten inches in length. The male hairy woodpeckers have a red nape.
8. Woody Woodpecker:
Meet Woody, the anthropomorphic red-headed woodpecker. Woody has been a part of some theatrical short films produced by Walter Lantz animation. Woody is a legendary icon. Tell your child to color Woody’s body in blue, face in red and feet and beak in orange.
9. Gila Woodpecker:
The Gila woodpecker plays a crucial role in the ecosystem. The medium-sized woodpecker ranges in length from eight to ten inches. You will find this species of woodpecker in woodland, urban parks, and deserts. The Gila woodpecker feeds on berries, cactus fruit, and insects. The back and wings of the bird have a zebra-like black and white pattern.
10. Andaman Woodpecker:
The Andaman Woodpecker is a species of woodpecker endemic to the Andaman Islands. The natural habitat of Andaman woodpecker is tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests. It is a black colored woodpecker with a red crest.
That completes our compilation of woodpecker coloring pages.
Take a print out of these coloring pages to fine-tune your child’s motor skills in a fun way! Do share your child’s artwork with us.