Current & Archived News Items

Since the rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker was announced on April 28, 2005, hundreds of stories have been published about the dramatic rediscovery, the intriguing evidence, and the ongoing search.

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Recent news items:


  • A close encounter with the rarest bird, Smithsonian, September 2010
  • Ivory-billed Woodpecker search ends, Discovery News, April 15, 2010
  • Still looking for that woodpecker, Nature, February 10, 2010