Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America

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Red-Cockaded Woodpecker
Produced by: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Partner: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources


Red-cockaded woodpeckers, and their habitat, are protected under the Endangered Species Act. You won't find an abundance of these birds in our state, but we rank second only to Florida in total numbers. And with a little help from DNR biologists, the red-cockaded woodpecker might be well on its way to making South Carolina, number one!

Last updated: June 11, 2012