My First Pileated Woodpecker!

by Judy Ranson
(Seattle)

Pileated Woodpecker eating an Ash berry.

Pileated Woodpecker eating an Ash berry.

A few days ago I saw for the first time a Pileated Woodpecker in our Ash tree eating the berries. It was so big and amazing to watch! I agree with Darlene from Wisconsin that they almost look pre-historic. I keep my camera handy by the window so I was able to get a couple photos before it flew off.

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Nov 13, 2012
Pileated Woodpecker
by: Shirl Abrahamson

Lucky you!!! I love them.

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