cool looking bird

by erin hurd
(milford, ma, usa)

what kind of bird has red on just the top of its head, and where the wings are is white with black stripe kind of pattern, and the tail part is black with white polka-dots

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Jul 30, 2013
It has to be a red bellied woodpecker
by: Joseph

I know it's wierd , the red is only on the top of it's head, and called a red "bellied" woodpecker, but the black and white plumage is what tells me it has to be a red bellied woodpecker, sometimes it even looks like a perfect checkerboard look see a photo here .... http://www.flickr.com/photos/80166300@N02/9269771693/in/photostream/
in my Flickr photostream...it is an internet photo but is exactly the kind I see in my yard..

Jun 14, 2013
Red-bellied woodpecker?
by: Anonymous

Is it a red-bellied woodpecker!

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