woodpecker

by theresa
(laurel,in.)

Hi! Well we have some here that are so big! the holes they make in trees wow -- a very beautiful bird, but they love our sassafrase trees! Just wondering what kind they are, they do have a red head.


Answer
Theresa, it is likely a red-headed or red-bellied woodpecker. Send us a photo if you can.

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Mar 26, 2011
Pileated Woodpecker
by: Sharon Miller

Wonder if you have seen the Pileated Woodpecker They are huge We have seen them here only 2 times last year. I have read they like dead trees but they are so awesome and a full red head - like Woody Woodpecker the cartoon bird!

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