Pileated Woodpecker and Shemp of the 3 stooges


(Ohio near Richmond Indiana)

I have at least 4 pileated woodpeckers that come several times to my suet feeder each day.


I mean you can hear them coming a mile off they sound like Shemp on the Three Stooges; "yepppppppppppp" when they are flying to my feeder!


Comment
That's a great description of their nasal yelp and wok calls. They are rather like Shemp!

Susan

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