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.

Comments for woodpecker

Click here to add your own comments

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!

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 What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. shmr341

    Nov 18, 17 12:21 AM

    we are in central florida and see a small bird with a off white or cream colored chest that makes clicking sounds...have looked for hours and cant find

    Read More

  2. id,ed at last

    Nov 16, 17 11:53 AM

    i tried to post this yesterday, but i guess it didn,t get through. i found this page while trying to id a bird ths ago. i saw it a few days ago. it

    Read More

  3. new birds, warblers?

    Nov 16, 17 11:51 AM

    two or three weeks ago, i heard some contact calls that sounded a lot like bushtits, which visit my yard in flocks in the winter. when i looked up, high

    Read More