for Melanerpes lewis (Lewis's Woodpecker)
Reports from BC Conservation Data Centre
BC Species Summary
BC Conservation Status Report
Mapped Known Locations
Reports from Other Databases
E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia
Environment Canada's Species at Risk Website
Global Comprehensive Report (NatureServe Explorer)
Cooper, J.M., et al. 1998. Status of the Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) in British Columbia. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. Working Report WR-91. 34pp.
Identified Wildlife Species Account
British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection. 2004. Accounts and Measures for Managing Identified Wildlife. Version 2004. Biodiversity Branch, Identified Wildlife Management Strategy, Victoria, B.C.
Recovery and Management Plans
B.C. Ministry of Environment. Recovery Planning in BC. B.C. Minist. Environ. Victoria, BC.
Environment and Climate Change Canada. 2017z. Recovery Strategy for the Lewis’s Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa. vi + 40 pp.
Environment Canada. 2014c. Management Plan for the Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Management Plan Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. iii + 23 pp.
Other Related References
1998. Lewis's Woodpecker. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. 2pp.
American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). 1957. The A.O.U. Check-list of North American Birds, 5th ed. Port City Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD. 691pp.
Beauchesne, S., and J.M. Cooper. 2002. Lewis's Woodpecker Stewardship Account for The Garry Oak Ecosystems of Southwestern British Columbia. Prepared for the Vertebrates at Risk Recovery Action Group of the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, and B.C. Minist. Water, Land and Air Prot., Victoria.
Beauchesne, S.M., and J.M. Cooper. 2004. National Management Plan for Lewis's Woodpecker in Canada. Prepared for Minist. Water, Land and Air Prot., Penticton, BC. Draft.
Campbell, R.W., et al. 1988. Species Notes for Selected Birds, Vol. 2 in A.P. Harcombe, tech. ed. 1988. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. Rep. R-16. 131pp.
Campbell, R.W., N.K. Dawe, I. McTaggart-Cowan, J.M. Cooper, G.W. Kaiser, and M.C.E. McNall. 1990. The Birds of British Columbia Vol. 2: Nonpasserines: Diurnal Birds of Prey through Woodpeckers. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, BC.
Cannings, R.A., R.J. Cannings, and S.G. Cannings. 1987. Birds of the Okanagan Valley, B.C. Royal B.C. Mus., Victoria, BC. 420pp.
Cooper, J.M., and C. Gillies. 2000. Breeding Distribution of the Lewis's Woodpecker in the East Kootenay Trench in Relation to Fire History. Pp. 423-428 in L.M. Darling, ed. 2000. Proc. Conf. on the Biology and Manage. Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, B.C., 15-19 Feb., 1999. Vol. 1; B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Victoria, BC, and Univ. College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC. 490pp.
Cooper, J.M., and S. Beauchesne. 2000. Inventory of Lewis's Woodpecker Breeding Population and Habitat in the East Kootenay. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. Working Rep. WR-100. 38pp.
Cowan, I.McT. 1940b. Winter occurrence of summer birds on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Condor 42:213-214.
Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. 2002. Prepared by: S.M. Beauchesne, and J.M. Cooper. Lewis's woodpecker stewardship account: for the Garry oak ecosystems of southwestern British Columbia. Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, Victoria, British Columbia.
Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team. 2003. Melanerpes lewis. In: Species at risk in Garry oak and associated ecosystems in British Columbia. Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team, Victoria, British Columbia.
Tobalske, B.W. 1997. Lewis' Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis). In A. Poole and F. Gill, eds., The Birds of North America, No. 284. Acad. Nat. Sci., Philadelphia, and Am. Ornithologists' Union, Washington, DC. 28pp.
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