Red-bellied Woodpecker in Maine
I live in Southern Maine and put out some suet cakes and bird seed and set up a large bird feeding station. Just today I looked out my bedroom window and saw a red-bellied woodpecker eating from one of the suet cakes. I had no idea what kind of bird it was until I looked it up. Their range states that they live in southern new England and not this far north, but clearly they do. I have the same group of visitors to my yard that visit the "feed station" as I like to call it; blue jays, chickadees, tufted titmouse, downy and hairy woodpeckers, and mourning doves. The red-bellied woodpecker was a surprise. I hope to see more of it.