The woodpeckers are part of the Picidae family, a group of near-passerine birds
that also consist of piculets, wrynecks, and sapsuckers. Members of this family ...
Woodpeckers and Allies(Order: PICIFORMES, Family: PICIDAE) ... Red-headed
Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus. Identification · Life History · Sounds ...
Woodpeckers are known for tapping on tree trunks in order to find insects living in
crevices in the bark and to excavate nest cavities. There are over 180 species ...
A big, dashing bird with a flaming crest, the largest woodpecker in North America
(except the Ivory-bill, which is almost certainly extinct). Excavating deep into ...
This large woodpecker is the same size as a crow, reaching about 15 inches long
. Its body is black and white, and it has a large red crest on its head.
The Downy Woodpecker is our smallest woopecker, growing up to six inches
long. It is mostly black and white, with the male having a small red patch on the ...
Woodpeckers are a large family of similarly designed birds found in forested
areas around the globe. They have evolved to deal with chiseling wood,
Wildlife Note — 13. LDR0103 by Chuck Fergus. Woodpeckers. A drumroll at
dawn, a bird in undulating flight through the forest, wood chips littering the
ground at ...
The typical woodpecker, primarily distinguished by its propensity for pecking bark
and diseased wood in a determined search for insects and for excavating ...
Rex Marsh's article on controlling woodpecker damage from downy woodpeckers
to red-headed woodpeckers.