Protection Status


Endangered Species Act

The Imperial, Ivory-Billed, Tristram's, and Red-Cockaded woodpeckers are all listed as endangered. Five others are a species of concern, and two are under review.


IUCN Red List

The Imperial, Ivory-Billed, Kaempfer's, Okinawa woodpeckers are listed as critically endangered. The Fernandina's, Arabian, Sulu, Helmeted, and Red-cockaded are listed as vulnerable.

Appendix I


The Imperial, Tristam's, and a subspecies of the White-bellied woodpecker are listed in Appendix I.