Red bellied woodpeckers

by Tracy
(Ashaway, RI)

Hi everyone. I get these great woodpeckers ever year. We alway have multiple feeders out with just black oil sunflower seeds. Every so often we put out suet. I love when they show up. It means spring has truly begun.

Comments for Red bellied woodpeckers

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 29, 2011
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Red-bellied woodpeckers
by: Ina

I have a pair of Red-bellied woodpeckers just outside one of my windows. I have watched them make the hole for the nest (which may have partly already been there and I just never noticed),I have watched them toss the shavings from the hole, I have watched them take turns setting on what I hoped was eggs, I prayed them through a very close call with a tornado this past Wednesday and today I watched them both taking bugs into the hole; which means , I hope, that we have Red-bellied woodpeckers babies!!!!!
It is truly amazing to have been able to watch this amazing event. I cannot wait to see baby woodpeckers sticking their little heads out of that hole.
I cannot venture to guess how many pictures I have taken of those two woodpeckers.

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. Rust colored, domestic bird-Memphis, TN

    Jun 27, 17 04:36 PM

    The bird I am trying to identify has rust colored feathers with some darker markings on its head, back and tail. But its underside is differenct shades

    Read More

  2. Mystery Black Bird

    Jun 26, 17 12:38 PM

    I live in the Dallas Texas area and I have recently noticed a new bird visiting the bird bath in my back yard every day. I am pretty familiar with the

    Read More

  3. Sticky birdmeal

    Jun 26, 17 12:36 PM

    2 Scoops of raisins,1 spoon of raw granola or Cheerios or a mixture of oatmeal,nuts and raisins,last but not least liquidish sunflower seed butter or crunchy

    Read More