Woodpeckers

Explore the intriguing world of woodpeckers and learn fascinating facts about these unique birds. Discover their behavior, habitat, and adaptations that make them masters of their environment.
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The Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) is a woodpecker native to North America. This insectivorous bird is a mostly sedentary inhabitant of deciduous forests in eastern North America, the Great Lakes, the boreal forests of Canada and parts of the Pacific coast. It is the 2nd-largest woodpecker on the continent, after the critically endangered—and possibly extinct—ivory-billed woodpecker. The term "pileated" refers to the bird's prominent red crest, with the term from the Latin…

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Henri (Deuxième compte)
Fore Wood, East Sussex, England, is an ancient woodland comprising hornbeam and oak high forest, sweet chestnut coppice and mixed coppice. Spring: common woodland birds including nuthatch, great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper, tit. Winter: rooks, fieldfare, redwing. Breeding birds include hawfinch, sparrowhawk, woodcock, cuckoo, tawny owl, great spotted woodpecker, nuthatch and willow tit. Spotted Woodpecker, Bullfinch, Woodpeckers, Woodpecker, Woodpecker Art, Woodpecker Illustration, Wild Birds, Bird Pictures, Pet Birds

Fore Wood, East Sussex, England, is an ancient woodland comprising hornbeam and oak high forest, sweet chestnut coppice and mixed coppice. Spring: common woodland birds including nuthatch, great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper, tit. Winter: rooks, fieldfare, redwing. Breeding birds include hawfinch, sparrowhawk, woodcock, cuckoo, tawny owl, great spotted woodpecker, nuthatch and willow tit.

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Deb Muhlstadt
Downy woodpecker - Picoides pubescens - is smaller in size and has a proportionately shorter beak than the Hairy woodpecker Bird, Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Bird Watcher, Pet Birds, Bird Feathers, Bird Watching, Wild Birds, Birds

February 2010 (Explore on Dec 19, 2011) Deep in the archives... I finally got around to editing some of these pictures taken at Fort Whyte... This Downy Woodpecker was quite photographic on this day, giving me a number of opportunities to get a decent shot... Please press "L" to see the larger lightbox version for more detail and contrast... 400mm - ISO 400 - F8 - 1/640th

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Vicki Roth

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