Resources and Links

Want to read more about the Ivory-billed Woodpecker? Here are some links to outside sources.

Links to other organizations involved in Ivory-billed Woodpecker recovery effort

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Auburn University

Cornell University

Identifying and Reporting a Sighting to Cornell University


Scientific publication suggesting Ivory-billed Woodpeckers persist in Florida in the Choctawhatchee River

Hill, G. E., D. J. Mennill, B. W. Rolek, T. L. Hicks, and K. A. Swiston. 2006. Evidence suggesting that Ivory-billed Woodpeckers (Campephilus principalis) exist in Florida. Avian Conservation and Ecology - Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 1(3): 2. [online] URL:

FWC Facts:
Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

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