Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Southeast Region
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Photos

The photos below were taken by Dr. James Tanner, and were given to the Service upon the establishment of Tensas National Wildlife Refuge in 1980 on lands of the former Singer Tract. Prior to the 2004 sightings, the Singer Tract is the location of the last confirmed Ivory-billed Woodpecker in 1944. (Click on thumbnail for a larger image)

 

Ash tree with ivory-billed woodpecker roosting holes, June 1937
Adult ivory-billed woodpecker in flight, April 1939
Ash tree with ivory-billed woodpecker roosting holes, June 1937
Ash tree with ivory-billed woodpecker roosting holes, June 1937
Cut-over wood near Singer Tract, June 1937
Cut-over wood near Singer Tract, June 1937
Cypress at end of Rainey Lake, March 1940
Cypress at end of Rainey Lake, March 1940
Cypress in Methiglum Bayou, March 1940
Cypress in Methiglum Bayou, March 1940
Cypress on Rainey Lake, May 1937
Cypress on Rainey Lake, May 1937
Cypress on Rainey Lake, May 1939
Cypress on Rainey Lake, May 1939
Cypress, John's Bayou, April 1935
Cypress, John's Bayou, April 1935
Dead hackberry fed upon by ivory-billed woodpeckers, June 1937
Dead hackberry fed upon by ivory-billed woodpeckers, June 1937
Dead limb scaled of bark by ivory-billed woodpeckers, June 1937
Dead limb scaled of bark by ivory-billed woodpeckers, June 1937
Dead-top gum with ivory-billed woodpecker feeding sign, May 1937
Dead-top gum with ivory-billed woodpecker feeding sign, May 1937
Dead-top gum with ivory-billed woodpecker feeding sign, May 1937
Dead-top gum with ivory-billed woodpecker feeding sign, May 1937
Female ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935.
Female ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935.
Female ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935. Enlargement.
Female ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935. Enlargement.
Greenleaf Bend, gum ridge near Rainey Lake, December 1937
Greenleaf Bend, gum ridge near Rainey Lake, December 1937
Ivory-billed woodpecker nest tree, Nuttall's Oak, April 1939
Ivory-billed woodpecker nest tree, Nuttall's Oak, April 1939
Ivory-billed woodpecker pair changing at nest, April 1935.
Ivory-billed woodpecker pair changing at nest, April 1935.
Ivory-billed woodpecker pair changing at nest, April 1935. Enlargement.
Ivory-billed woodpecker pair changing at nest, April 1935. Enlargement
James T. Tanner standing next to a big honey locust near Methiglum Bayou, May 1
James T. Tanner standing next to a big honey locust near Methiglum Bayou, May 1
James T. Tanner standing next to a large sweet gum, May 1937
James T. Tanner standing next to a large sweet gum, May 1937
John's Bayou, winter 1937 or 1938
John's Bayou, winter 1937 or 1938
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (1).
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (1)
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (1). Enlargement.
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (1). Enlargement
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (2)
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (2)
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (2). Enlargement
Male ivory-billed woodpecker at nest in red maple, April 1935 (2). Enlargement
Nestling ivory-billed woodpecker and J.J. Kuhn, March 6, 1938
Nestling ivory-billed woodpecker and J.J. Kuhn, March 6, 1938
Nestling ivory-billed woodpecker on J.J. Kuhn, March 6, 1938
Nestling ivory-billed woodpecker on J.J. Kuhn, March 6, 1938
Paul Kellogg and J. J. Kuhn when sound recording of ivory-billed woodpecker was being made, April 1935
Paul Kellogg and J. J. Kuhn when sound recording of ivory-billed woodpecker was being made, April 1935
Rainey Lake, Greenlea Bend, May 1939
Rainey Lake, Greenlea Bend, May 1939
Rainey Lake, Greenlea[f] Bend, May 1937
Rainey Lake, Greenlea[f] Bend, May 1937
Temporary camp on Indian Lake
Temporary camp on Indian Lake
Tensas River near Dishroom Bend, June 1937
Tensas River near Dishroom Bend, June 1937
Tensas River, July 1937
Tensas River, July 1937
Young ivory-billed woodpecker in flight, April 1939
Young ivory-billed woodpecker in flight, April 1939
 

 

Last updated: March 11, 2010