Red Bellied Woodpecker at our house

by Margo
(Cargill, Ontario Canada)

We were watching the many birds that were flying to our bird feeder eating the black sunflower seeds. We often do have the Downy Woodpecker visit but this time we weren't sure what kind of woodpecker we had. We took pictures and researched it and found that it was indeed a Red Bellied Woodpecker.

Comments for Red Bellied Woodpecker at our house

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jan 26, 2011
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
red bellied woodpecker
by: glenn

A cool bird, I have them all year here in the florida panhandle. The picture you posted, is of a male. Females only have red on the very top of their head.

They love chunky peanutbutter that I put on a hanging peace of 4x4.
The titmice,cardinals,mockingbirds,chikadees,goldfinches,and pinewarblers love it too.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Red Bellied Woodpecker.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. What kind of bird did I see today in Austin, Texas?

    Feb 20, 18 07:31 PM

    This bird was sitting in the rain on a fence along the road, just west of Austin, TX. He was big--about 10 inches tall. He had a speckled yellowish breast.

    Read More

  2. Orioles in Hampton Roads Virginia?

    Feb 13, 18 09:21 PM

    I live in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. I have bird feeders in my yard and get lots of visitors from a variety of birds. I also have an orange Oriole

    Read More

  3. Possible woodpecker seen today Feb. 11Th 2018

    Feb 11, 18 05:44 PM

    It t was possibly a female woodpecker. Blueish grey on top of head, the rest of the head was light brown/tan. Neck was a wide darck black but bright red

    Read More